Surprise!! Surprise!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ssmith41068, Oct 13, 2019.

  1. ssmith41068

    ssmith41068 Chirping

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    Good morning!!! I had a couple of surprises when I went out to take care of the flock this morning! First, I have to set the stage, I have a 10 foot by 14 foot by 6 foot fenced in run that I use at night to keep my 3 ducks in. I have a mallard pair, Mr. T and Ms. CeeCee, and S, my runner. Some mornings I go out and one or both of the mallards are already out and poor S is having a fit because he is still penned up. I guess he got tried of waiting on me to let him out, so he decided this morning to fly the coop as well. I currently have only part of the top secure, I guess I will have to get the rest fenced in. Darn ducks, I love them though!! The second surprise was a small greenish egg laying in the run. Yes, I believe Ms. CeeCee laid her first egg!! 20191013_080708.jpg 20191013_081324.jpg
     
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  2. dirtchic

    dirtchic In the Brooder

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    Beautiful ducks, but mr. and mrs. don’t look like mallards to me!
     
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  3. ssmith41068

    ssmith41068 Chirping

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    Let me see if I can find better pictures of them. I just assumed that was what they were!! But we all know what assuming about anything means! LOL
     
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  4. ssmith41068

    ssmith41068 Chirping

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    Here is a better picture of them. 20191009_181309.jpg
     
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  5. Jlw0903

    Jlw0903 Chirping

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    Adorable ducks! I also have a Mr. T!
    They could be mixed breeds? Is Mr Ts white spot fluffy? Could have some crested if it is? Or it could be a bleach spot.

    Ms cece could maybe have some Khaki in her? I'm not the best with duck breed tbh but that's my guess.
     

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  6. ssmith41068

    ssmith41068 Chirping

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    Oh my your Mr. T is beautiful!!! Yes, his spot is fluff!! That is one reason I picked him!!! He was so cute as a day old duckling!! It doesn't matter what breed they are, I still love them!! They aren't very friendly but that is okay!!
     
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  7. dirtchic

    dirtchic In the Brooder

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    It really doesn’t matter the breed, I totally agree! I have some beautiful welsh-Swedish crosses.
     
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  8. LilyLoo

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    Beautiful ducks! Dont wait to get the run secure 100% @ night. Predators fly, dig ,crawl, climb. They show up when we least expect it. The outcome can be devastating.
     
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  10. quackiemama

    quackiemama Free Ranging

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    beautiful ducks and I agree with @LilyLoo about predators
     
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