Double nesters

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Razorpig, May 6, 2011.

  1. Razorpig

    Razorpig In the Brooder

    I live on a golf course and many mallards are laying all over the place. I found a nest a couple weeks ago and when I checked it yesterday there were two hens sitting on the same nest. Is this common? Has anyone ever heard of this? Just curious.
     
  2. Razorpig

    Razorpig In the Brooder

    Anybody
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    Not unusual.
     
  4. FarmrGirl

    FarmrGirl MooseMistress

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    My muscovy girls do it all the time.
     
  5. fowlmood

    fowlmood Songster

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    Last year two of my runners decided to use the same nest. The problem was they didn't really know how to share very well. They ended up fighting over the nest, kicking each other out and consequently breaking the eggs so none of them hatched.
     

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