Has Your Duck Ever Hatched More Than 12 ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by 1234duck, May 22, 2011.

  1. 1234duck

    1234duck Songster

    My Rouen just hatched 12 ducklings. [​IMG] Some where between last night and this morning. And there's still 3 more eggs in the nest which she has returned to. I thought 12 was a lot to hatch. My Golden Cascade only hatched 7 ducklings two weeks ago, leaving the other 4 unhatched eggs in the nest (I hatched 3 of the eggs in the bator. ~Julie~ [​IMG]
     
  2. KentuckyHomesteader

    KentuckyHomesteader In the Brooder

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    Umm yes my Muscovy hatched 16/17 earlier this week! I was thrilled but one did die the next day so 15 survived....
     
  3. critterranch

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    i have heard a Muscovy can hatch 18-22 no problem . but this is interesting to see who has had the most hatch.
     
  4. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Songster

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    Muscovies hatch large clutches. I saw a wild mallard with 14 once.
     
  5. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    I had a mallard hatch 13.
     
  6. 1234duck

    1234duck Songster

    The ducks out hatch me that's for sure. lol ~Julie~
     
  7. mickt

    mickt In the Brooder

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    i had a muscovy lay 21eggs and 21 hatched i couldnt beleve it it was great at thae start but they soon grow up
     
  8. Birdcrazy

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    My scovy hatched 19 out of 20 of the runner duck eggs she had, which i was surprised at since the lady who gave me the eggs told me to not get my hopes up as to if they are even fertalised [​IMG]
     
  9. Mama Austranought

    Mama Austranought Chirping

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    I have seen 18 out of 18 hatch before.
     
  10. Big Dreamer

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    I read a story about a socvie mom hatching out 33!
     

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