Hatching duck eggs under a broody hen

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by cathydyson, Oct 2, 2014.

  1. cathydyson

    cathydyson Out Of The Brooder

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    I have got my broody silkie hen sitting on 4 pekin duck eggs as from yesterday. I didn't set the eggs for 24 hrs (as recommended!) before I placed them under my hen. Will this affect the eggs in a major way?

    Does anyone have any experience hatching duck eggs under a broody hen? Any advice would be much appreciated.
     
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