do drakes Ever sit on eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bernie131, Dec 22, 2016.

  1. bernie131

    bernie131 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2016
    Kansas City, Kansas
    I think the white Pekin duck is a male but I was told that she was sitting on the eggs,..???Don't know now??? Help,.!!
  2. mustangrooster

    mustangrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    From my knowledge, i dont think Drakes will ever sit on eggs....just the female....How any ducks do you have? A pair? I've heard that a Drake might very well sit on the nest to help out the hen (Female Duck) but i've never heard of one sitting on eggs by himself.....What breed? A pic would be sounds like you may have a female, though.

  3. Does the Duck QUACK or does it sound raspy like an old lady after a night at Bingo?

    Hens Quack.....Drakes sound raspy plus have Drake feathers on the tail that curl up......

  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    It's extremely rare but yes I've had a Mallard Drake sit on eggs for a few days. He did quit after a few days though.

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