Can Muscovys Successfully Hatch And Raise Other Birds Eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by wildlifesteph, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. wildlifesteph

    wildlifesteph In the Brooder

    Nov 12, 2014
    I have muscovy ducks, khaki campbell ducks, mallard ducks, French black copper Maran chickens, black Spanish turkeys, and bourbon red turkeys. I would like to try to get my muscovy ducks to hatch out my other birds' eggs when they go broody. I have a few questions though. Will my muscovys be able to successfully hatch out other duck eggs, chicken eggs, and turkey eggs? If they are successful will they in turn try to kill the newly hatched young?

    Here are photos of my birds.




  2. loftkeeper

    loftkeeper Songster

    Nov 7, 2013
    the are the best i have put peafowl turkey and geese . took the peafowl and turkeys away but let the geese stay i would say they are very good mothers but the hens i had raised several round before letting them.

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