Oh my... look what we found!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by vfem, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    In my neighbor's yard under one of her bird houses... I followed a screaming daddy, otherwise I would have never seen this!

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    My pekins... they lay HUGE eggs!!!!!!! I didn't even know my Lily was laying yet!!!
     
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2009
  2. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I took them since the ducks didn't come back after I found it. I found 5 of them were developing and I have moved them under 2 broody silkies!!! [​IMG] *fingers crossed* for little ducklings in the next 3 weeks. (I'm guessing they are a week or 2 along.

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  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

    Sneaky Pekin! [​IMG]
     
  4. Chicks R Friends NOT Food

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww! DUCKIES! [​IMG]
     
  5. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    Good luck with your hatch! Or should I say your silkie's hatch. [​IMG]
     
  6. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    We found a stash of 10 Pekin eggs from our Lucy. We had no idea she was laying either until we moved their house. Surprise! None were fertile though but it was a nice surprise!

    Good luck with the eggs!

    Laurie
     
  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Oh if they were not fertile I would have went to town on them on some cookies or something. But there were a few developing when we candled. I have a male (Christmas) who stays with lily out on the pond all the time. They are wanderers and free range 24/7. They are extremely sweet and will come right up onto my porch, up to my window by my office and start yelling if I forgot to walk out and feed them before I got online!

    They are by far the best ducks I've ever had. [​IMG]

    Sadly, if the ducklings hatch... off the go to another home, because as my husband says... they can't stay here!!!
     
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Good luck, on a great hatch! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  9. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

    Jun 14, 2008
    N. IL.
    will he even notice if they stay? [​IMG]
     
  10. froggie71

    froggie71 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2009
    Shamong, NJ
    [​IMG] Good luck with hatching the duckies and hopefully you'll find where her new nest is.
     

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