All my ducks are broody and my drake is lonely!

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

  1. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    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

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's good!
     
  6. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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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. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks... I feel sorry for him... They bight him when he goes near them... To protect the eggs...
     
  8. Amykins

    Amykins Overrun With Chickens

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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

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2!
     
  10. collingwood

    collingwood Chillin' With My Peeps

    I feel so sad...
     

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