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Hatching questions!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by makinguscrazie, Aug 17, 2014.

  1. makinguscrazie

    makinguscrazie Chirping

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    Ok we got really lazy and it started with a broody muscovy then spread to a hen we named terminator. She was attacked by a fox a few months we lost about half of the flock and as I was setting traps that night found her crawling back in the dark with at least 8 bad bites. Well she survived and between the two they have been sitting in 3 nests with 35 eggs. The first to hatch is a duck. They are in a big coop and my ducks,geese, and chickens free range all day. Should we pull the duckling? Will she continue to sit on the nests? Should I wait for the next one? I have never hatched out anything
     
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    makinguscrazie Chirping

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    Well I guess I stink
     
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    makinguscrazie Chirping

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    Lovely guess nobody wants to talk to me! I was hoping..
     
  4. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Crossing the Road Premium Member 8 Years

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    Your question isn't very clear... You have a duck and a hen sharing 35 eggs on a nest? These babies will be hatching at different times or at the same time? If there are only 2 birds, how are they covering 3 nests? Will who continue to sit on the nest - the chicken or the duck?
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    I'm very confused with the question too!!
     

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