Who Has Ducks Eggs in the Bator?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by The Wolf Queen, Nov 28, 2009.

  1. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kind/s, how many, etc. Also if there are pips zips and barely hatched ducklings me wants pics... please [​IMG] Lets get going. YAY duck eggs... oh and sadly I choose not to hatch any duck eggs till summer becuz of school [​IMG] ... plus my ducks havent started laying yet. I want BABY SCOVIES NOW!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    I have eggs in the bator BEI x Snow Mallard

    I have some Pip/zip picks of last weeks hatch. Ill try to get them uploaded for ya
     
  3. Brassmaster

    Brassmaster Out Of The Brooder

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    We had some duck eggs in our "bator" with a due date of Thanksgiving day. Here is a picture of our Broody-Bator GC2009 incubator.

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    In this picture she had gone into lockdown [​IMG] (completely sprawled out, with tail flat) over top of 3 duck eggs. That was the night before Thanksgiving. When we came home the evening of Thanksgiving day, we had ducklings!!!!! [​IMG] When we got home from Thanksgiving meal we heard distinct peeping. Upon lifting up momma (Broody-Bator) to take a look, here is what we found. The one on the left actully just popped out as we were watching. It is about 3 seconds old in this picture.


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    Here is one of the first appearences of the babies when they were peaking out from under mom. [​IMG]

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    Here they are at about 24 hours. It is amazing how fast ducks grow. They are already flapping their wings and doing the tail feather shimy. LOL

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    And here they are doing what ducks do best, getting water everywhere!

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  4. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh I have 5 call duck eggs in the bator. I have NEVER incubated anything and I am trying this. Wish me luck. I've heard calls are a challenge. Fingers crossed!!! I like your bator. Don't have a broody to try.
     
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  5. Ducks-R-Us

    Ducks-R-Us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have lots of duck eggs in the incubator right now, Pekin, Cayuga, Magpie, some MapieXCayuga, lots of Calls, and 8 I received in the November egg swap, along with a few not sure who laid this egg. Here is a couple that hatched on Thursday:
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  6. GrannySue

    GrannySue Chillin' With My Peeps

    Okay everyone. Stop!!! It's not fair, showing cute duckie photos and bragging about hatches.

    I can't use my incubator right now because the setup would have to be in the house. It was okay last June when I could keep all the doors and windows open.
    No doubt about it - they stink!
    So I'll wait until March when I have big plans. Hope to get some Khaki Campbell eggs, hatch them, then once they're old enough I want Campbell/Runner crosses.
     
  7. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is a BEI?
     
  8. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    My VERY FIRST call duck egg is going in today! Just laid an hour ago! [​IMG] Never expected this...even if it proves infertile for now. it means I can really get my hopes up now for the future! We must be doing something right...people told me it would never happen till February or March at the earliest!
     
  9. duckluck

    duckluck Dulcimyrh Ducks

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    Quote:Black East Indies. I just received a call duck drake this weekend who is a self-black, like a BEI.
     
  10. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks duckluck. That reminds me, what is laying season for ducks? I plan on May-July Hatches becuz of school. Please tell me my Scovies will be laying [​IMG]
     

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