Oh my... look what we found!?

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

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    In my neighbor's yard under one of her bird houses... I followed a screaming daddy, otherwise I would have never seen this!

    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

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    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.

  3. rainplace

    rainplace Interstellar Duck Academy

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

    Chicks R Friends NOT Food Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 15, 2009
    Chariho RI
    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!

  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

    Aug 4, 2008
    Fuquay Varina, NC
    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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