The Brooding of Allie, Casey and Latte

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Tevyes Dad, Mar 6, 2016.

  1. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    Thanks for the answers, Tony! That seems like a good price to me, but I've never bargain shopped for a soft side dog taxi. [​IMG]

    LOL...1.2 million meal worms...no problem! I've seen those buckets of yours.
     
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  2. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    @Debs Flock here is your thermometer picture:
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    The heat lamp completely obscures the reading, but it does read between 95 and 98 degrees [​IMG]
     
  3. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    And I did get a little package in the mail this morning...
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    All of them are happy and healthy.

    Looks like Allie (I am guessing by size - she and Latte are about the same color so whoever is the Pekin isn't pure yellow so I am not sure at this point.) might have had a fight with her egg / another duck, she's missing a bit of fluff on her back, but she is walking and flapped both her winglets fine so it may just be a distinguishing mark.
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    More pics to come, but I am going to visit with my babies a bit [​IMG]
     
  4. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    [​IMG] YAY, the babies have arrived!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] @Julie Bird

    @Miss Lydia


    Looking forward to more pics! [​IMG]
     
  5. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Here's a little teaser: Casey is definitely the ham. She likes the Camera...
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  6. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Birds on the brain Premium Member

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    [​IMG] OHMYGERSH!! Can't take it!! EeeEEEEEEEEE!!!!
     
  7. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    Congrats on your new babies. They are adoreable. The sit up is like you were expecting 3 little princess'. Which you did get. Please take lots of pics I'm subscribing so I don't miss anything.

    Thanks for sharing them with us. I can't wait to see them as they grow.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Look how precious... Congrats on them getting there safe and healthy. Your new adventure with ducklings. [​IMG]
     
  9. Tevyes Dad

    Tevyes Dad Leader of the Quack Premium Member

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    Well I had a chance to look at Allie's "wound", the "scab" seems to dissolve slowly under a wet Q-tip. I believe it is what avian vets like to refer to as poop. It is set in very deep and it is fairly thick, but now that I got it damp, she is trying to preen it a bit and breaking it up. I will let her work on it back in the brooder some, then moisten it again and repeat (when I work on it, I can't get much done because she gets very squirmy - I bet it is pulling her fluff). Hopefully once it is all washed / picked away, we will find out that is all it was.

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  10. tmorgan46

    tmorgan46 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats to the new Mommy and Daddy Ling-lings!!! Awfully cute!! How can you both stand all that cuteness in one package?? We've been debating for 6 months what we'd do with the eggs that are now coming at a fast and furious pace!! Can't wait to see how they all transform over the next few weeks / months!! And great job on the brooder!! If you've got a patent on it, you'll soon be getting royalties from at least us.

    Cheers! And here's to little twills, chirps, wobles and beginner quacks!!!

    Troy & Tina
     
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