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Duck broods

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Anybody seing large duck broods. Most that I have seen so far seem to be good numbers. I hope the official numbers are up, although I read a report about the numbers being alot like last year. The rain over here came a bit late but hopefully it still helps with renesting success. Early goose season is getting closer I better get my decoys ready!

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I saw a lot of duck broods this past weekend. The largest I saw was 14 ducklings. That was in the Grand Rapids area. I'm seeing more large broods than normal for sure.

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has anybody ever seen a baby coot? in all my years I've never seen one. they have to be ugly, or do they hatch down south and are only here when full size?

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Most the duck broods I have seen have been large but I have saw a couple of small ones. Hopefully we have a good hatch this year.

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I've seen lots of baby coots. They are kind of light gray fuzz balls when little. They spend a lot of time riding on mama's back when small sort of like young loons.

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I just saw some baby coots the other day, they look like little black fuzzballs.

Been seeing quite a few broods on my ponds, one mallard hen has 12 ducklings, seeing some woodie and merganser broods too.

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