2012 Fertility Tournament Results

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Brood # Est. Birth Hatched Current* Notes
2012Brood1 April 29 9 4 Abandoned when 7 ducklings left, May 8th.
2012Brood2 May 2 4 1 Abandoned when two ducklings left
2012Brood3 May 12 11 9 Near Stillwater Grill
2012Brood4 May 18 13 6 Confidia left brood circa 6/16 to nest again (?)
2012Brood5 May 20 10 3 Hen has prominent white eyebrow.
2012Brood6 May 15 6 6 Hen is similar to Esther
2012Brood7 May 15 4 4 Hen is secretive, stays near City Hall
2012Brood8 June 1 4 2 Butterscotch duckling lost 1st day
2012Brood9 May 9 9 8 Esther, Hen of the Year in 2011
2012Brood10 June 8 4 3 Lost track of this hen after first month
2012Brood11 June 12 4 0 Blonde Bombshell #2
2012Brood12 June 12 4 2 Identified only once, count is guess
2012Brood13 May 13 4 4 Arrived from another pond June 16
2012Brood14 June 17 8 5 Surprise! Same hen as Brood #1.
2012Brood15 June 19 5 0 Frick’s surprise of 5 ducklings from 8 eggs
2012Brood16 June 20 13 5 Allie, nested in Ciao Amici’s parking lot
2012Brood17 June 20 9 3 Diligent mom, lost too many
2012Brood18 June 23 12 6 One looked like MooseTracks but gone now
2012Brood19 June 25 1 1 A dark brown hen with a white bib
2012Brood20 July 3 5 2 Friendly
2012Brood21 July 7 2 1 Puffy cheeked hen
2012Brood22 July 4 4 2 Really nervous hen, count uncertain
2012Brood23 July 8 2 1 Dark eyestripe. More info will be forthcoming
2012Brood24 July 13 10 6 Confidia’s Second Brood in 2012!
2012Brood25 July 17 8 0 Valiant’s very first brood
2012Brood26 July 20 8 6 Near Imagination Station. Hen is wildly protective.
2012Brood27 July 24 4 3 Near Fire Station. Dark hen, same as Brood 2
2012Brood28 July 29 2 0 Hen has unique light eyebrow
Total Hatching: 179 93 *Current Count as of 9/3/12
Survival Rate
93/179 = 52% as of 9/3/12

Disclaimer: As the season goes on, I’m having more and more trouble telling one brood from another. I’ll make updates as I verify broods and they might involve renumbering them.

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