one did hatch...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by trinitymare, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. trinitymare

    trinitymare Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So while all the rest of the duck eggs where duds and not even fertile I was wondering if They would ever mate.. the boy has pretty much just been friends with my female... he is two years old and has been paired up with this female for a year and nothing.... they swim, nap, cuddle and groom but nothing past good friends. the female seems to call the shots..lol

    He was with out a mate at his old home and was beat up when I got him.

    They have the sound of running water to get them in the mood...

    at the last of the mating season after all 11 eggs where a big nothing, I seen him sort of act a little bit pushy, sometimes he would herd her towards the water pan.. not mating of course... but I thought well at least he is acting a bit more into her...

    I put the last egg she laid under a hen and marked it... thinking it would be a dud also and no hope...

    And found this one day! he has chicks so he is not totally alone but I wish he could of had a duck pal to grow up with....

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    Last edited: Jul 17, 2010
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    VERY cute! [​IMG]
     
  3. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awwwww! [​IMG]
     
  4. AdamD77

    AdamD77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww good for him! [​IMG]

    That second picture is beautiful [​IMG]
     
  5. Birdcrazy

    Birdcrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is a very cute, lucky duck. Congrats [​IMG]
     
  6. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Precious! What kind of duckling?
     
  7. trinitymare

    trinitymare Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:mandarin duck this is his mom and dad..

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  8. bock

    bock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are BEAUTIFUL! [​IMG]
     
  9. trinitymare

    trinitymare Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I like them becuase they are a small duck..
     
  10. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow!!! BEAUTIFUL ducks!!!
     

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