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Duck nest

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by closipov, Feb 8, 2017.

  1. closipov

    closipov In the Brooder

    May 1, 2016
    Western Pennsylvania
    I am fairly new to duck breeding. I got my first girls last summer, one Pekin and one Khaki. ( I already had 2 males) One of them has started a nest outside the duck house behind it hidden in the straw. The straw is being used for insulation around the duck house. We live in Pennsylvania and I think it's still too cold for this outside nest. Should I continue to take the eggs out of the nest or should I let them start setting on the nest? The eggs are fertilized and I have two already in the incubator. When is a good time to let her start sitting on the nest?

  2. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

    Jul 10, 2010
    southern AL
    She will decide if she wants to sit, but it is likely still early for her to want to sit.

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