Our New Cygnets (pics)

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by warcard, May 6, 2008.

  1. warcard

    warcard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    SE Indiana
    Here are our new cygnets, born Saturday [​IMG] We wanted 3 just to try and be sure to get a pair, but Mom only hatched 4 babies and we couldn't leave the last one all by itself [​IMG]

    Once we have them sexed we hope to sell the extra two so we don't have any fighting.

    There really are 4 just look closely.

  2. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 12, 2008
    Nor Cal
    How wonderful! We have swans on the ranch, and they are some of the coolest creatures! You must of course post pics as they grow....
  3. EllyMae

    EllyMae Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are just too sweet! Congrats!
  4. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

    Feb 17, 2007
    Oh, soooo cute! What kind are they?
  5. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Agawam , Ma
    Did you find the eggs By a lake or do you have the Parents
  6. jeaucamom

    jeaucamom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2007
    Ophir, CA
    I love, love, love, all things swan. Those babies are beyond precious!!! Truly some of the cutest babies on earth!!
  7. peruvian_princess

    peruvian_princess Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2008
    Fayetteville, Georgia
    Oh how adorable!
  8. warcard

    warcard Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    SE Indiana
    We bought them from a gentleman who has the parents. He has tried to let the parents take care of the babies, but predators always get them [​IMG]

    They are Mute Swans.
  9. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    I want some swans.
  10. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    I wouldn't mind having a swan pair. [​IMG]

    Quick question: Do you have to have a pond for them? Or will a plastic pool or large tub pond work?

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