My first home-hatched Ducklings!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckyBoys, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    2 Brand spankin new white call ducks!
    Oh boy are they ever cute. Almost 15 hours old now - the one has two boots on his feet and floss for spraddle leg. Don't know if it will fix the problem or not but can't help but try.

    I LOVE them! [​IMG] And it was worth every agonizing moment.

    They're names are Uncle Frank and Buzz. Buzz is the little special needs guy. This is the first time I've named a chick the day I got it. Most of mine don't even have names.

    OK who can guess where I got those names from???? My birds (well the ones who have names) all have names from TV shows or movies - even the ones I DIDN'T name! [​IMG]

    My giant dewlap toulouse are named Mr. and Mrs. C and Jonie.

    My one American Buff with a name is named Biff the Buff - if you can tell me what show that is from I'll bow in your greatness! [​IMG]

    Enjoy!

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  2. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    Awwwwww, so cute. Congratulations!
     
  3. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    they must be tiny!!!
     
  4. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    How cute are they?!?! They are just adorable! [​IMG] Congratulations on hatching them! [​IMG]
     
  5. momma's chickens

    momma's chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2008
    Idaho
    How cute they are! They are adorable!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Rare Feathers Farm

    Rare Feathers Farm Overrun With Chickens

    How precious! [​IMG]

    You can always try the make-up sponge method with your spraddled leg one...it seems to work best on ducklings...
     
  7. Broke Down Ranch

    Broke Down Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could get some of that rubber shelf liner stuff and overlay the straw - it would give some grip...

    CONGRATS!!! Baby calls are too adorable [​IMG]
     
  8. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Colorado
    Oh thanks for the help guys. That little guy Buzz seems to have just the teeniest bit of improvement since this afternoon. The foot is not right yet, but at least the toes are attempting to straighten out some.

    I am still hopeful but we'll see.

    And they are tiny! So teeny tiny!
     
  9. naturemom

    naturemom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute!
    My Welsh Harlequins should be hatching tomorrow!
     

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