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MBJCW (Brandy) and FOHMIX'S Ducks

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Herbie the Injured Goose up and doing fine now
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Herbie the Injured Goose up and doin…
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Here is a picture of our little guy that looks like your little gal.  This is him about 3 weeks ago
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Here is a picture of our little guy …
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We call him Samson because he is the biggest and he bullies all the other ones, but in a loving way.  Here is a more recent one. He's the one in the forefront
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We call him Samson because he is the…
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One of my better configurations, this setup is very simple.
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One of my better configurations, thi…
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Here version 2 of my incubator.  I opted for a plastic container which was an idea my wife gave me after seeing someone else do something similar. Here it is in action.  I need to get a humidistat for it, but aside from that, it is complete.
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Here version 2 of my incubator. I o…
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 Lastly, I had two extra multi-meters laying around,
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Lastly, I had two extra multi-meter…
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We have two dimmers powering the light and a fan.
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We have two dimmers powering the lig…
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The setup consists of a light bulb for a heat source, a fan to keep the air circulated (and therefore temperatures even), and a cup of water for humidity.
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The setup consists of a light bulb f…
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Well, the ducks are starting to lay.  So my wife, Brandy, and I are going to try to incubate some eggs, and see what happens.  Here's our incubator setup we created.  We haven't tried to hatch any eggs yet, so we will see how well it works.
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Well, the ducks are starting to lay.…
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Their living quarters
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Their living quarters
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And yet more pics, of the same ducks.  We have 9 total, not including the babies
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And yet more pics, of the same ducks…
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More adult duckies.  They are still very cute.
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More adult duckies. They are still …
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The parent stock of Jack and Jill.  We aren't sure who their parents are!
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The parent stock of Jack and Jill. …
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The gang all growed up.
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The gang all growed up.
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When they arrived as chicks, one had died, leaving me a balance of 9 ducks.
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When they arrived as chicks, one had…
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 I ordered 4 Rouen ducks (basically a non-flying mallard), and 6 Golden 300 Hybrid ducks (primarily egg laying ducks).
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I ordered 4 Rouen ducks (basically …
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 I ordered 10 ducks from Metzer Farms
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I ordered 10 ducks from Metzer Farm…
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Ooo, gotta get that itch
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Ooo, gotta get that itch
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Jack and Jill almost 24 hours later
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Jack and Jill almost 24 hours later
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Jack and Jill in their new home.  Jack, the black one, is very loud.  They are pretty skittish.  The adult ducks are fascinated.  There is one drake in particular who follows them through the fence.  I'm not sure if he wants to hurt it or what.  I'm not r
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Jack and Jill in their new home. Ja…
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Jack, Jill and JJ
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Jack, Jill and JJ
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Jack, Jill and JJ
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Jack, Jill and JJ
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Jack, Jill and JJ, They love to swim.  They especially like diving under the water.  It's cute to watch.  They look like little bullets
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Jack, Jill and JJ, They love to swim…
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My little girl, Christy holding Jack.  He was patiently posing for the camera.  (she has a bandage on her nose if your wondering why it looks funny.)
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My little girl, Christy holding Jack…
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Jack,He's a cute little thing.  He loves being with his older "sister."
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Jack,He's a cute little thing. He l…
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 Jack.  (Yes, I finally renamed them.)
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Jack. (Yes, I finally renamed them…
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Jack and Jill in their first bath
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Jack and Jill in their first bath
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*Jack right after birth
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*Jack right after birth
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*Jill  They are so utterly cute and irresistible.
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*Jill They are so utterly cute and …
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Jill, but I think Jill is a Jack and Jack is a Jill.  I will get it all straight someday!
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Jill, but I think Jill is a Jack and…
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Jill, Our first outing in the big outside
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Jill, Our first outing in the big ou…
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*Jill about 5 hours after birth.
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*Jill about 5 hours after birth.
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Now grandma gets to hold me. Yipeeeee.
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Now grandma gets to hold me. Yipeeee…
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see, I am drying out.
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see, I am drying out.
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March 31, one is hatched and one is trying. Jack if Boy
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March 31, one is hatched and one is …
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All Four the Next Day
  All four together.  Eeny, Meny, Miney, Moe.  We haven't picked out names yet.
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All Four the Next Day All four to…
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Almost there!  He died shortly after birth.  I think he was just too weak to make it
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Almost there! He died shortly after…
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Our first duck from the second batch as he was hatching
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Our first duck from the second batch…
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Puuusshhh!
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Puuusshhh!
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Almost;
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Almost;
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Just coming out
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Just coming out
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The Start
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The Start
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A month later.  We believe he will be all white.  I say he, but we don't know yet.  He is the biggest one that is starting look white.
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A month later. We believe he will b…
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They are getting so big and MESSY!  We hope to move them outside soon
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They are getting so big and MESSY! …
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The others stayed dry on top, but not this little guy!  He's full of personality already!
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The others stayed dry on top, but no…
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what's this wall doing here?
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what's this wall doing here?
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This is their new home.  They like it a lot better because they can run around and spread out
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This is their new home. They like i…
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And here is the yellow one.
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And here is the yellow one.
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Bessie now has baby #4, an all yellow duckling
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Bessie now has baby #4, an all yello…
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Settling back in
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Settling back in
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