How do I make my muscovy broody?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cjperrault1, Feb 16, 2017.

  1. cjperrault1

    cjperrault1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She has laid 4 eggs and does not sit on them,she just lays one each morning,she checks on them but not brooding,she has 4 btw
     
  2. dotknott

    dotknott Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can't really make a duck broody it'll either happen on it's own (when they have the number of eggs they want in their nest) or it won't.

    That number may be as high as 20+ or as low as 2, but the duck will to go through hormonal changes as part of going broody. That's not something you can really trigger, but you can help by letting the eggs stay in the nest she's made.
     
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  3. cjperrault1

    cjperrault1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thx
     

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