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PostPosted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:55 pm 
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Potato chip syndrome has struck, courtesy of Flogs on here... so here are a few pics of the new girl who arrived today.

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At DH's suggestion we think her name might be Magnolia... or Maggie for short. (Muzzies=M names, original aren't I? *g*) Flogs, just tell me you don't also have a Maggie in your bunch as well as a Matilda! :lol:
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She is a very calm girl, easy to handle (not that Matilda is, check the pic at the end for her!) and not much fussed at anything. We initially introduced her to the other ducks in the paddock which was mostly spent meandering around looking for food. She'll spend the next few days in the baby pen with them as well until she's a bit more used to the routine and I don't have to worry she won't come off the dam in the evening. For as exciting as everyone has made Muzzie meetings out to be, things were pretty quiet both times. A few little chatters and about two head bobs before they got down to the all important business of snarfing up wheat the babies had dropped. ;-)
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Next to Matilda for comparison... 'tilda being the smaller girl on the left.
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For a bit of variety this girlie does a crest really well!

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And this is just a cute one taken the other day of Matilda with my DS who is 3, getting a ride to where he'd put "her" handful of wheat. ;-)

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:14 am 
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Great portrait with the raised crest! She is lovely, Amanda :)


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 12:21 am 
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Looking good .
Just need some more and a good male :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:44 am 
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She is gorgeous.
I love the caruncles.
I am sorry the intro wasn't the performance I had lead you to expect.
Better get some more :bolt: .

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 8:45 am 
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yes another mussie :yipee: , like maria said , a nice young drake maybe :wink: :biggrin:




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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 10:52 am 
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She looks very happy :biggrin: , no I don't have a Maggie, I do like the name though! (I did have a feral kitten that I tamed called Maggie once)... lol..

AND, if you give in to the pressure to get a drake, as you know, I have three disgustingly cute fella's that im sure would love to come and live at your house and give you a demonstration of the real muscovy loving that I was telling you about!!

Love the pics, she really is a sweetheart!

(Oh and I floored it to Burwood, my "whereis" instructions failed me but I made it by feel with 2.5 minutes to spare (5:57) got my gooseys and they are settling in well- will pop pics up tonight :biggrin: )

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:06 pm 
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She is settled in like she's always been here... just let me walk up and pick her up to carry her from the night shed to the baby pen no fuss. She is one seriously chilled out, easy going duck - even four hooning Aussie Shepherds and a preschooler crashing about wrestling at the fenceline didn't rattle her and she's not even been here a full 24 hrs! :lol: :lol: :lol:

All you voting I get a boy ARE remembering besides the Aylesbury I also have chooks, geese, sheep, a cat, train/show dogs, a toddler AND a new baby due in April?? A new shed and yard this year to keep boys seperate is probably pushing my luck with DH! :mrgreen: :lol: :mrgreen:

ETA F... I expect cute baby gozzie piccies tonight! Sooooo glad you got them, poor babies sound like they're going to be a lot happier now!

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