They are SO HUGE already...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by aduckstolemyheart, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My gosh, seems like just the other day they were just eggs, now they're 4 week old ducklings, and enormous! Izzy has done a good job with the littles. And their color pattern is so interesting. Two of the ducklings also have the weirdest bill markings. Hmmm. Thought I would share a few pics of the big, little babies. [​IMG] Threw a few of the Runners in there too, because they're just so pretty. lol

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    Runners of course, off in their own little group as always:
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  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    They do grow fast! They are all cute.
     
  3. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous runners [​IMG] I think Pekins grow the fastest...mine seemed to get HUGE overnight!
     
  4. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys. I'm still waiting for the runners to finish their final molt, so I can see their adult colors.

    The little ducklings are Pekin/Swedish mixes. So maybe that's why they are growing so fast. lol The runners seemed to have grown slowly compared to these guys.
     
  5. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW!!! Everyone got big in a hurry didnt they. Beautiful [​IMG]
     
  6. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know, lol. If I didn't know any better, I'd wonder if they got into the Miracle-Gro. [​IMG]
     
  7. lovesgliders

    lovesgliders Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, they are so pretty! [​IMG]
     
  8. sandcat

    sandcat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh they are gorgeous!!
     
  9. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! It's been so neat to watch the little ones hatch, and then grow into big ducklings so quick. [​IMG] I wasn't sure about having mixed breed babies, but they are too adorable to argue with. [​IMG]
     
  10. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh and anyone know when the Runners will finish with the final molt and have adult feathers?
     

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