All my ducks are broody and my drake is lonely!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by collingwood, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. Hi! All six of my ducks are broody! I can't believe it! But now my drake is sitting outside and not doing anything! He is very lonely and won't do anything! He still drinks and eats!
     
  2. poult

    poult Crowing

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    Oh my gosh lots of broody ladies! He will just have to wait! How long since the first one set?
     
  3. The first three have been broody for months! And I mean months! And weren't fertile until later one egg hatched but the duckling disappeared and I think the others are fertile though! Because the drakes older than before the others got broody!
     
  4. poult

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    Oh well im kinda nosy with my birds I have to know about everything that's going on XD i candle their eggs chuck infertile eggs mark the fertiles with the date & don't allow any new ones in the nest so I know exactly when they will hatch & all my birds are named so I right down on my calendar when ---- set & when she is due.I am very into what exactly is going on 24/7 lol my birds are use to me & it's made them pretty tame.
     
  5. That's good!
     
  6. poult

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    :) I wish you luck with your birds but unless you get some moms to stop going broody or get some to hatch he will be alone for awhile.
     
  7. Thanks... I feel sorry for him... They bight him when he goes near them... To protect the eggs...
     
  8. Amykins

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    Hehe it's a thankless life. His reward for a job well done and getting allllll his hens nice fertile clutches is a month of pain! XD
     
  9. poult

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    X2!
     
  10. I feel so sad...
     

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