Baby Ducks.....Can I put them under a broody hen?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by IndigoJaguar, May 21, 2016.

  1. IndigoJaguar

    IndigoJaguar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We found three wild baby ducks in our yard today.I have a broody hen who refuses to not be broody.Can I put the baby ducks under her?
     
  2. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes but do it at night and try not to disturb her alot or she may lose her brood and seperate her from the flock until they are about 5 weeks old and then put them with the flock
     
  3. IndigoJaguar

    IndigoJaguar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks.I had baby chicks last year under a broody, but they were just in with the rest of the flock.
     
  4. Chicken Bff

    Chicken Bff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was just thinking that some flock mates would be mean
     

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