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Fertilized Eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mamaof2wi, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chirping

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    Does a drake have to breed the duck every day to get fertilized eggs? I had to take my boys away from my girls today as they are beating them up. Tomorrows eggs should be fertilized as they were with them for half the day? I am going to keep them away from the girls all day tomorrow...so will Friday's eggs not be fertilized?
     

  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchi Wan Kenobi Premium Member

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    No, they don't have to be with them every day. A duck can hold onto sperm from a mating for a couple weeks.
     
  3. mamaof2wi

    mamaof2wi Chirping

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    Oh good to hear! Thank you!
     

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