To who ever suggested the feather duster....

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Wifezilla, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You are a genius!!!

    My lone duck egg hatched and she snuggles under the feathers. I also put a mirror in there so JJ has a "buddy" until the ducklings come in at the feed store tomorrow.

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  2. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    So is that Janet's baby or ??? It's very cute!
     
  3. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Yes [​IMG]

    JJ is Janet's baby. It looks a little light-colored because of the flash, but I am 99% sure this is a pure bred khaki.
     
  4. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh cool! I'm glad it was her egg. [​IMG] Did you order Khakis to keep JJ company?
     
  5. chicklady63

    chicklady63 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute baby. Congratulations![​IMG]
     
  6. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    BC, I am going to have to take my chances at the feed store. I have been studying duckling photos so I can tell what the different breeds look like. I would like another khaki or even a runner. Basically as long as I don't get a Pekin or a Muscovy, I will be happy.
     
  7. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm going to order a few from Ideal to brood with the two I hatched... [​IMG] It will be easier to brood them all at the same time, right?

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  8. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I hope so! LOLOL
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Ooooo.... poor little thing LOL It'll be so happy when those little ducks come in [​IMG] I'll have to remember the feather duster trick... that is a smart one indeed!
     
  10. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    I wish I could remember who suggested it. They need a medal or ribbon or something! JJ snuggles up to the feathers and does the "run out and explore for 3 seconds and dive back under the feathers real quick" thing just like a baby duck in the wild would do with mama.

    The best part is the darn thing was only 99ยข!!!
     
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