Will momma duck move her eggs around before they hatch?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by meganelizabeth, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rabbit babies too!!!! Goodness, what's in the water around you!?!?!? I have all female babbits, on purpose!
    So excited for you!
     
  2. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. meganelizabeth

    meganelizabeth Out Of The Brooder

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    I will and thank you for all the help! !
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Impressed most Pekin have as much mothering instinct as a doorknob lol. Good luck. Hope she achieves some little ones. Kits too? wow, bred lionheads eons ago but have gone out of that...

    This year i am hopeful to be 'babyless' on the farm, have our own two legged one coming with our oldest expecting that is more than enough excitement for one year.
     
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  5. caesargirl

    caesargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coffee came out my nose when I read that!!! Still laughing!
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    I am just glad I wasn't drinking any when I read it. Hilarious!
     
  7. meganelizabeth

    meganelizabeth Out Of The Brooder

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    We just got 2 californians she is due anytime now. Today is day 30! They are so sweet!
     
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  8. meganelizabeth

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    So this is momma Daisey! Shes being a good momma. No babies yet, but i did candled a few last night and i could see them moving and little duckie feet!! From pics that i have seen they look around 24ish days so anytime now!! She has been spending a little more time outside of her nest. I read somewhere they may do this when hatching nears. Does anyone know if that is true?
     
  9. Debs Flock

    Debs Flock Is it Spring yet?? Premium Member

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    [​IMG] What a good mama-to-be!! I have read other members saying the same thing about their ducks spending a bit more time away when hatch time is closer.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    She looks very content. Can't wait to see those ducklings!!
     

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