Hatching duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by birderPK, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. birderPK

    birderPK Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a few ducks, and they have been laying eggs for about 3 months.
    The process of hatching eggs is like chickens? One of the ducks will get broody and I will place eggs in her nest and it will sit on the eggs and after a few weeks voila! ... ?
    What should I know about ducks and hatching their eggs?
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You didn't say what breed you have ?

    Here is some information on hatching water fowl
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/491013/goose-incubation-hatching-guide-completed

    hatching duck eggs is a little more complicated than hatching chicken eggs from all I have read. I usually let my Muscovy's do the hatching if we want ducklings.. And just as with chickens some ducks just don't go broody.

    Welcome to BYC @birderPK
     

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