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phoebe the muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by trulyviolet, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. trulyviolet

    trulyviolet Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 5, 2008
    laid her very first egg today

    it's small like a chicken egg
    i imagine in about a week if she keeps laying, they will be full size
    i was hoping the girls wouldn't lay until spring, but it warmed up here ........60 degrees!
    i had to laugh
    she marched herself out of the basement and back to the day pen with determination in her little waddle
    got behind the duck house
    and settled in

    egg laying is hard work you know
    especially for the very first one

    she even ignored slugs and worms to lay her egg

    i thought i was seeing egg bulges under those girls
    so i know now
    and i am waiting for cleo and lilliana to lay theirs

    i am doing this 'close to the house' pen just in the nick of time

  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    congrats on your egg [​IMG]
  3. trulyviolet

    trulyviolet Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 5, 2008
    thank you
    i will relay that to phoebe

    well they will be laying just in time for holiday baking
    since my hens are really old and not laying much at all

    ( new chicks coming next week...monday or tuesday)


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