clocking duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by thomas4033, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. thomas4033

    thomas4033 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi , a duck has made a nest with eggs in it outside, she only sits on it for a couple of hours during day is this normal, will she start sitting on them longer soon.

    thomas
     
  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is probably still laying and accumulating eggs, not incubating them yet. I guess the other possibility is if the outside temperature is so warm that she doesn't need to sit on them, and can take longer breaks. Is she returning at night and sitting through the night?

    This is a wild duck, right? Best to just leave it alone, no matter what happens.
     
  3. thomas4033

    thomas4033 Out Of The Brooder

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    she not a wild duck, and she goes inside with the other ducks at night.
     

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