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Do Ducks Need Nesting Boxes?

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

  1. astronomer

    astronomer In the Brooder

    Aug 7, 2014
    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 Loving this country life Premium Member 8 Years

    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 Songster 8 Years

    Jul 10, 2010
    southern AL
    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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