Finding hatching Pekin duckings drowned

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lorettachick, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. Lorettachick

    Lorettachick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a Pekin that has been setting and should be ready to hatch. This morning I found a half hatched ducking floating in there water pool. There is no way that it could have gotten there unless the mother duck or one of the other 2 ducks (1 male, 1 female) put it there. Will they do that? Has anyone else ever had this problem?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Yes, they will do that. You may need to restrict her access to water, or take the eggs and finish incubating them.
     

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