bantam chook trying to sit on call duck eggs!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by phoebs, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. phoebs

    phoebs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have this bantam chook and she is trying very hard to sit on callduck eggs i would take her of and she would jump back on!!! i am not sure if chooks can hatch out ducklings but she insists!!! [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    How cute!
    Yes- chickens can hatch duck eggs. I thought I would have humidity issues, but mine have done it. If you want her to raise them though, you have to account for them not being able to perch and jump as well as baby chicks can when they follow mom around.
     
  3. 70%cocoa

    70%cocoa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, chickens can hatch ducklings. :) I think you should let her give it a try :)

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  4. phoebs

    phoebs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you she is sitting on 7 fertile duck eggs and do any of you guys know the gestation period for a call duck
     
  5. phoebs

    phoebs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    here they are a 2 days old they are buff call ducks she is a great mummy =) (6 hatched one died =( = but these one are
    just beautiful!!!! =)
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  6. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Oh, that's adorable! And a better hatch rate than I get in the incubator. Congrats!
     
  7. 4hchickmama

    4hchickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congratulations! Adorable!
     
  8. phoebs

    phoebs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks =)
     

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