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Our FIRST egg!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by michellers, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. michellers

    michellers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was sure surprised to see an egg in the coop when I tucked the girls in for the night. I did a double-take when I saw it!

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    The girls: Phoebe and Rachel (4.5 months old - Blue Swedish)

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  2. Happy Camper

    Happy Camper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your girls are gorgeous! Congrats! Getting eggs for the first time is so exciting! Now, who's the mommy?
     
  3. Happy Camper

    Happy Camper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My pekin layers will get a lighter orange on their beaks as they lay, but i dont know if the same is true for your Blues
     
  4. michellers

    michellers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And now our second one! Rachel was sitting on it too.

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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Always exciting to see the first egg, now what are you going to bake with them... and your girls are beautiful!
     
  6. michellers

    michellers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't decided yet. Wonder if we'll go three for three? Three eggs in three days? We'll find out tomorrow!
     
  7. Miss Lydia

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  8. michellers

    michellers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another egg from Rachel!
     
  9. mrdazed85

    mrdazed85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we just found our very first egg yesterday from one of our female ducks,we are acting like kids on xmas day.we dont know if we shoulkd take it or leave it,she built a pretty little nest and the egg is right in the middle.we have two females and two males.so we dont know if its fertile.lol what should we do?
     

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