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Postby Alan's Ducks » Fri Apr 01, 2016 3:43 pm

Hi all we are Alan & ceann we have 9 ducks all campbells mixed colours we currently have 5 ducklings left form this years first hatching we did hatch fifteen, we also have 6 geese pipping today they started to pip last night, we did have 10 goose eggs but two were non fertile and two we are not sure about they started ok but its not looking good for them so we'll have to see about them in the next few days.
Anyway thanks for letting us join we look forward to talking to you all in the near future.
Alan & Ceann.
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Re: Newbies to this forum

Postby GitaBooks » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:06 pm

Welcome to the forum, so glad you could join. : )

I'm new here also. I've never kept ducks or geese (yet, I hope to in the future) but I've heard so many cool things about them. I'm hatching some chicken eggs right now, but I'm not sure how many are going to hatch because my incubator isn't always the most reliable, especially with the weather being so crazy.

Hope to see you around.
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Re: Newbies to this forum

Postby Marigold » Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:36 am

Hi GitaBooks, and welcome to the Forum. Do let us know how you get on with your hatch, I hope it goes OK.
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Re: Newbies to this forum

Postby Alan's Ducks » Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:21 pm

Hi all well we have 4 lovely geese 3 girls and one boy, one died in the shell i regret not helping now if i had of it would be here now ! 2 were infertile 2 died in the shell , and we have another 15 duck eggs in now we candled them after 7 days and all 15 have little hearts and veins, it never ceases to amaze me the wonder of new life in that shell and how a little bit of warmth starts new life growing. it is a wonder full world its just a pity we are destroying it for profit .
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Re: Newbies to this forum

Postby Marigold » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:02 pm

Wonderful indeed, Alan and Ceann. Good luck with your little duckies.
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Postby Alan's Ducks » Thu Apr 21, 2016 3:43 pm

Thanks marigold we'll put some pics on this weekend.
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Re: Newbies to this forum

Postby dorsetduckowner » Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:51 am

welcome and looking forward to pictures :)
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