Dont ducks know that the eggs arent fertile?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Camelot Farms, Jun 15, 2009.

  1. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Silly question...normally my three hens just drop their eggs wherever they feel like it out near our pond. We only have the hens...no drake thanks to the neighbors dog.

    Anyhow, the one hen has made herself the cutest little nest up near our central air conditioning unit and is slowly filling it with eggs.

    Will she try to set them? Should I take the eggs? Doesnt she know that they will never hatch?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    If you have no drake then collect the fresh ones. else you are going to have a stinky bomb. I have to judge the fertile from the infertile when my girl lays. So i know what to let her keep and what goes in the fridge.
     
  3. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    Yikes!

    I feel so bad for her...all of that work.

    Just posted on the 'wanted' page for a drake for them.

    On my way to prevent stink bombs....
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    LOL, I didnt even look at the user name, but i replied to your post [​IMG]
     
  5. 1lpoock

    1lpoock Spruce Creek Waterfowl

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    Quote:Am I missing something...I don't get why thats funny? [​IMG]
     
  6. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    LOL i didnt know it was you but i replied to the post that requested a drake.
     
  7. Another thought: If there are any particular ducks you would like you could buy some eggs of that breed and replace hers with the fertile ones you want.
     

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