Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by eaustin, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. eaustin

    eaustin New Egg

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    Hello I live in southern NH and my ducks have been laying eggs (yes I have a male) My question is if left outside in the coop will they hatch this time of year?
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    If one of the ducks goes broody and sits on them, they will probably hatch. If no birds sit on them, the eggs will not develop because of the cold temperatures.
     
  3. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my experience eggs outside in freezing temps do freeze and crack. And of course not hatch. Personally I would remove all eggs until Spring. Just my $0.02, do what you wish with your own flock.
     

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