OMG!!! Bridgette laid an egg!!! Call duckilings here we come!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TheNewMrsEvans, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well actually 2, but one was in the swimming pool so I didn't see it until this morning and it's broke [​IMG] But I can see it's fertilized so that's nice to check anyhoo...
    But there was another one from today in their house!
    I was just telling DH that she looked "hen-ish", her butt dropped down and you could see her little pooper where as usually it's covered up...guess I call-ed it! [​IMG]
    We are making an incubator today...i wanted to start with plain old chicken eggs, but I guess we won't have time [​IMG]
    Unless someone wants to drive out here next weekend for some Snowy Call eggs...[​IMG]

    Broken one from the pool...
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    In a teaspoon for scale...
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    With a large hen's egg...(It's big for a first egg!)
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  2. allaboutdemchicks

    allaboutdemchicks Chapel Farms

    Sep 13, 2008
    Jemison, AL
    Congrats to you and Bridgette!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    wow! it's obviously fertile! how exciting! yeah for calls! javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]', '');
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  4. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was so happy Courage, our drake, just started doing his job about 2 weeks ago. Plus the girls hump each other??? so I was hoping he actually mated with both of them [​IMG]
    We put together the basics of the incubator today, and we'll go out tomorrow for the things i forgot...the fan isn't hooked up yet, but I'm letting it run w/o it to try to get the thermostat in the right ballpark at least.
    Oh and about tilting the eggs before incubating them...is 3 times good like while incubating?
     
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2009

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