The Duck Thread

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ZakoHero, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Flock Master

    Feb 28, 2013
    South West Alabama
  2. jtn42248

    jtn42248 Overrun With Chickens

    OMG!!! They are beautiful!!! What breed? I have 29 Cayuga egg in the incubator that are due in the next 3-4 days. If I end up with only three as cute as those I will be happy and feel successful. I have never tried hatching before.
  3. countrydream7

    countrydream7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 5, 2013
    yes r.i.r. they are.. love them all so far, ducks so messy uggh ...
  4. chickadoodles

    chickadoodles Flock Master

    Feb 28, 2013
    South West Alabama
  5. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] any idea what these might be. Saw them at a park by the coast. A lot of mallards around so I imagine someone sort of x. they are bigger than the drakes tho.
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    Looks like someone has been dumping domestics again, aren't they gorgeous.
  7. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    It's day 24 for my duck eggs. There is suddenly a large difference between a few of the air cells and one of my eggs appears to have an internal PIP already... I'm starting to freak out...
  8. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

    Feb 9, 2015
    West Virginia
    My Coop

    High temps and low humidity can result in early hatch. I believe Ducks can also take a couple days from internal pip to full hatch. Dont freak out too soon! It could he a long next few days. Good luck!
  9. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Yes. Calm.
    Ok it's all good, I'm just overreacting ( first duck hatch ) temps have been steady, (99.4-100.4) so all is likely fine... Thank you.
  10. 18angovem

    18angovem Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 15, 2014
    Warren Pennsylvania
    Oh they are pretty! I like that coot in the bottom right the most!

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