Hmmm, fertile duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ksmith, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. ksmith

    ksmith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Cucko Maran hen who is ALWAYS broody. So, I am thinking... can I get fertile duck eggs, and place them under her,a nd will she hatch them? also will I have to put her in her own seperate coop/run? Thanks![​IMG]
     
  2. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    She will hatch them and yes you need a separate area for her and her ducklings.

    And also she might abandon them since chickens take 21 days and ducks take 28 so I would be ready if she does abandon them. But I wouldnt worry to much [​IMG]
     
  3. ksmith

    ksmith Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, that's what I was thinking, but she has been brooch for like 2 months now!!
     

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