duck thinks chicks are hers (picture)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by afchicken, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. afchicken

    afchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it started when a chick fell out of the nest when hatching and the duck had built a nest right under the chicken my (parents noticed the chick following the duck around and found out where the sneaky broody hen was sitting and put it back and waited for other chicks to hatch to put in a cage) now shes free ranging with chicks and my mom says the duck is always following them and taking care of them with the mother hen crazy scovey
     
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  2. afchicken

    afchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is this normal for muscovys to "help" a hen raise chicks without conflict or stealing the babys?
     

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