Broken Egg: Muscovy Duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by sushizzy, May 3, 2016.

  1. sushizzy

    sushizzy New Egg

    May 3, 2016
    I have a 2 year old Muscovy Hen and she's been acting strange for about 2 weeks.

    >When she's not laying eggs, she runs over to the backyard door once we open it. She finished laying eggs last week and this week she barely walks and we actually have to bring food to her cause she won't come for it anymore.
    >When I go to pet or interact with her. She's not as playful as she usually is. She usually gently nibbles at my fingers and this week she hasn't.

    But last week our community's gardeners were cutting branches off trees and for an hour or two they had done work outside our yard and some branches had fallen into our yard. My mom and I believe this startled our duck and caused her to leap from one of our wooden crates (her usual resting spot) and possibly have broken one of her eggs while they were still in her and that the egg could be spoiled since it's been a week. My moms says in our duck's droppings, there is some yolk.

    I'm sorry if some of these conclusions sound silly, this is our first duck and we just really want her to feel better if there is something wrong. Any advice we'll be thankful for!

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