i have 6 muscovy hens and 2 drakes from babies one is broody they all are cooping all together with

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Jnkmoultonr1, Mar 14, 2018.

  1. Jnkmoultonr1

    Jnkmoultonr1 Songster

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    i have 6 muscovy hens and 2 drakes from babies one is broody they all are cooping all together with chickens and peacocks do i seperate her they are all turned out daily they ALL get along. Do I need to separate them she is stay around the meeting boxes.
     
  2. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    I would separate Momma once the Ducklings begin to hatch..Just incase they decide to kill them..?
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Just to be on the safe side I'd keep mama broody and her ducklings separate from the rest of the birds but where all can see each other, this gives everyone times to get to know the ducklings but not be able to pick on them or hurt them. Usually a couple of weeks then with supervision let them all be together and see how it goes. usually by then the ducklings are able to get away from anyone who may want to pick or hurt them.

    Good luck and please let us know how it all goes.
     

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