Ducks and Chickens

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Sasimmons, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. Sasimmons

    Sasimmons New Egg

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    Is it unusual for a chicken to sit on a ducks eggs? My duck has a nest and when she leaves to eat the chicken sits in her nest for an hour or two a day.
     
  2. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not from everything I've heard from chicken owners, but I don't own chickens. Some chickens just like to set on eggs. Does your chicken have a nest she can set on, or is her setting on the duck's nest causing a problem?

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  3. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little Japanese bantam will sit on anything she's got three duck eggs in her nest. And we have a frizzle and a muscovy sharing a nest right now and it is empty...the muscovy keeps squishing the Ducklings she hatches so I am using angry bird my super broody to hatch my ducklings instead.
     
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  4. JadeComputerGal

    JadeComputerGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are the cutest images in my mind. I'd love to see pics!
     
  5. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is the look she gave me after I put the duck eggs in her nest.

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    Skrimp and Kay Kay

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  6. Sasimmons

    Sasimmons New Egg

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    Thank you. They seem to getting along fine sharing the nest. I was a little shocked to see Edith my chicken sitting on the ducks eggs. Momma duck doesn't seem to mind [​IMG]
     
  7. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hen's will hatch duck eggs, but get a little up when their "chicks" decide to go swimming.
     

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