My girls are growing up!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Well I was outside watching my ducks and was surprised when My 4 1/2 month old duck got down into the mating positon! of course once she did it the other three followed. Now Ive seen 6 of my girls do that! I have one drake - but he is nine and I guess he doesnt see breeding as important [​IMG]


    I think I need to find a boy.

    Shouldnt they be laying soon too? They were born around April 20th
     
    Last edited: Aug 7, 2009
  2. Soccer Mom

    Soccer Mom Songster

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    People are always looking to rehome a drake. [​IMG] Yeah, time for a new boy to take care of the ladies. The "mature gentleman" has earned his retirement.
     
  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Problem is ive been looking for a drake for a month or two now [​IMG] Most people are too far and wont ship.
     
  4. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    I thought I was going to see pictures of rowing ducks!
    You disappoint. [​IMG]
     
  5. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    you edited it, but it was such a cute picture...
     
  6. amarook

    amarook Songster

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    My Ling Ling (Runner duck) does this one behavior where she kinda lays down and squeaks at me. I just thought she was waiting for me to pet her.

    Could this mean she's ready to start laying, or rather be mated with?
     
  7. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    They lay on their stomachs somewhat and spread their wings by their sides -not extended though, and their tail feathers up.. Ill try and get a picture.
     
  8. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Quote:Hey now! I cant be blamed, I am just like every other BYC addict. Crazy and unable to spell [​IMG]
     
  9. streemers

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    yup should start laying in 5 or so weeks:)
     
  10. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Well, I have this huge problem of leaving out words. I'm always having to go back and edit in the missing word... [​IMG]
     

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