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The part of hatching that takes the longest is from the initial ‘pip’ to when they break the shell all the way around. After than it goes pretty quickly. There is a lot of flailing and some nasty looking membranes. All six of these eggs hatched and they were moved out to the barn earlier this week. If all goes well we should have some turkeys hatching next week and we needed the tub.
|All dried off|
Summer Blog Challenge – Nicknames:
Beans – My dad’s parents sometimes me that because I used to play with a jar of beans
Rosie – My dad’s father calls me that because my middle name is Rose
Quack – Long story but that’s what Mike calls me (it’s a reference to ducks)
6 Muscovy ducklings
Bittersweet moments are pretty common with farm animals.
After sitting on 6 eggs for 35 days the mamma duck is missing.
Luckily we had the incubator out so it didn’t take too long to get it up and running to dry off the ducklings. Now that they’re dried off they’ll be moved to a tub until they are old enough to live in the barn.