Runner ducks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kelkat1970, Apr 5, 2017.

  1. kelkat1970

    kelkat1970 New Egg

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    I have a runner female on a nest which is very exciting.....I can hear little chirps under her....do I leave her alone...what do I do?first time letting ducks nest
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, kelkat1920, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I don't have a clue about incubating and hatching but you might check in the following link: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like mama knows what she is doing. I would take your lead from her. After the eggs hatch she will probably begin schooling them in what is okay to eat & drink, and teaching them how to be ducks. Hope you can get pictures.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us. I'm with D/Diva - momma knows best!
     
  5. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under kelkat1970 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Oooh, that is exciting! I agree to leave mumma to her own devices; she should know what she is doing and you can sit back and overdose on the cuteness!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Runners are such cute ducks, I hope you'll share a picture or two of the ducklings once they're out and about!
     

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