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Buff Duck and Pekin duck hens broody in same nest

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by QUETZALCOATL92, Jun 21, 2016.

  1. QUETZALCOATL92

    QUETZALCOATL92 New Egg

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    I have a buff Duck hen that went broody 4 days ago. And for some strange reason the pekin duck also acts broody and warms the eggs along with the buff Duck. But when the pekin leaves the nest she doesn't act broody. Very strange.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - that is indeed rather strange.

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Chickens sometimes have close friendships, if that is what you can call it. Sometimes even roosters will sit on eggs so the mom can take a break.
     

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