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How do I get a Runner duck to not brood in the woods?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TheTwoRoos, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2015
    My runner duck does this EVERY YEAR.5 years (I think she started this habbit at 3 years,not sure.She broods in the woods,but she never stays there,she sits there for so long.But,I think she is determined.She tries biting,hisses,and slaps you with herw ing.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Keep her penned up until she lays each day. Then allow her to free range.

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