New Call Ducklings

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by RAREROO, May 14, 2010.

  1. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi all

    I wanted to share with you all some pics of the calls I hatched from tonini3059's eggs 14 were sent, 10 were fertile/forming, and 6 hatched. From what I've heard shipped call eggs are really hard to hatch so I'm thinking this was a pretty good hatch. They were set by my broody standard sized Buff duck.

    Here they are in a box. They were not happy to be taken away from mama for picture day. There are 4 chocolates, and I think 1 snowy and 1 blue magpie.

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    Would you like a cup of calls ? LOL To give an idea of their small size for those of you have never seen call ducklings, here is all 6 of them in a little campbells soup cup.

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    And finally back with mama in their pen. You can also see their small size by seeing how small they are compared to the large mama duck.

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    Last edited: May 14, 2010
  2. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

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    Aww so glad they hatched!!
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Me too and thank you so much. What do you think about the magpie one though ? Have you hatched any of them and were they that solid color ? I think it is that smallest light colored one it the foreground of the first too pics, does that look like a magpie. I was thinking they would be more of white with black spotted color as ducklings. What do you think ?
     
  4. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
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    No the magpie were patchy when they hatched. I am pretty sure it is a silver.
     
  5. RAREROO

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    Quote:Ok That sounds more reasonable cause I was thinking magpies were patchy too but I though I took the silver out as one that wasnt forming but I may have gotten it mixed up. It don't matter, either way, its still a little cutie and I love it either way. Thanks so much.
     
  6. chikky

    chikky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww....I love babies!
     

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