Do Ducks Need Nesting Boxes?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by astronomer, Oct 24, 2014.

  1. astronomer

    astronomer Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 9 female ducklings. I built them a house, but if I want to collect their eggs, do I need to build nesting boxes? Are those even useful for ducks?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    My ducks like to make their own nest in the shaving in their houses. So you might make one and see if they take to it. Some may.
     
    Last edited: Oct 24, 2014
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a bin of pine straw in their house and they make nest in that - or just lay their eggs on top of the pile of pine straw.
     

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