Call ducks and egg laying.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bantymama, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. Bantymama

    Bantymama Songster

    Apr 19, 2007
    My ducks have been laying but not to regular. One day i will find one and the next 2 and the next nothing and one day i found 4. I do have one that has started to lay in a nest and has 5 in there. How many do they lay before they sit and how many can they sit on at at time. I did collect 10 in a week and put them in the bator, they are on day nine and 8 of the ten are developing. When the hen hatches hers do i need to keep them seperated from the rest or can they all be be together. I have 5 hens and 2 drakes.
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I've always taken the ducklings away when they hatch so the other adults won't hurt or kill them. Ducks as a rule aren't usually the good mothers that hens are.

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