Broody Hen on duck eggs???

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ChickasaurusRex, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. ChickasaurusRex

    ChickasaurusRex Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can a broody hen sit on duck eggs? or any eggs other than chicken eggs? Will she be able to care for them?
     
  2. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A hen will happily sit whatever eggs are given to her and look after the hatchlings.

    Chicken mum will look horrified when little duckling try to swim in the water dish, though.
     

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