My Little Ducklings!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Krazyquilts, Aug 10, 2016.

  1. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Thanks largely to all the wise advice and information gleaned from BYC, I am now the proud mama of six little female ducklings! They arrived just this morning from Meyer Hatchery - two each of Welsh Harlequins, Cayugas, and Buffs.

    After everybody was placed in their new brooder and had a drink and some food and a bit of a swim-splash (I read that newly arrived ducklings who have access to water they can swim in wont have problems with pasty butt) and then another drink and more swim-splashing, and then more swim-splashing, I gently toweled them off (and gave them their first solo photo shoots) and put in them in their shipping box which will be their "bedroom."

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    Splashing is hard work!
     
  2. Spyderk117

    Spyderk117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute!
     
  3. baccalynnwv

    baccalynnwv Just Hatched

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    I love to watch my ducklings sleep. Its so peaceful and cute!

    Very cute babies!
     
  4. Tilly6

    Tilly6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are adorable! I can't wait for my new additions to arrive in a couple of weeks. I've had ducks for 14 weeks and already had to get some more:D
     
  5. AnjKar n Ducks

    AnjKar n Ducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same!
    I've had ducks for almost 7 months and I had to get more :bow :celebrate
     
  6. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had ducks for 7 hours and I'm in love! Tehehe! [​IMG]
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    [​IMG] They are addicting. In a good way!
     
  8. bydhatch

    bydhatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, a good way!
    I don't want to leave the brooder. I could watch them ALL day!
     
  9. henny1129

    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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    They're so adorable! It's so fun watching them grow up!
     
  10. Tilly6

    Tilly6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's so nice to know I'm not the only one! I would have got another goose too, but I don't know if mine is a boy or a girl and it's way too late in the season for goslings. Plus It took all Spring to get the duck house and pen finished, my husband is NOT going to go back to work on expanding it already.
     

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