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how old are ducks before they go broody?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by badnek, Nov 21, 2012.

  1. badnek

    badnek Out Of The Brooder

    May 18, 2012
    philippines la union
    my ducks are 7months old when will they go broody?
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    That will depend on the seasons there. My runners did not go broody until they were about six months old, but they hit that age in the middle of summer. And only three of my eleven got broody at all. Fünf is the only serious broody I have.
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    What breed are they? Certain birds never actually end up going broody.

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