Duck won't leave nest

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jfinn57, May 17, 2016.

  1. jfinn57

    jfinn57 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey, my duck won't leave her nest. It's been well over 4 weeks and her eggs won't be hatching but she's still sitting on them and wont let me near them. I cant imagine its healthy for her so what should I do? Let her eventually give up or remove the eggs from the nest? Will she go back to normal if the eggs are gone?
     
  2. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    She will have a better chance of getting off the nest if you remove them. I would put on a coat and gloves and watch your face to while you ease her off the eggs and get rid of them.Clean the nest and remove any eggs as she lays. Good luck and be careful.
     

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