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I have my first broody duck!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TK Poultry, May 22, 2010.

  1. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    I just found my first broody duck today. I hadn't been out there in a day or two (had my sister taking care of them) and I walk out to collect eggs since you know I hadn't done that in a day or two and I found a little broody swedish duck hen!!! she is sitting on four eggs!!! I'm so excited. I'm just going to let her brood I'm really not worried if she hatches any because I have like 40 of their eggs hatching Thurs and more to go in.... so I'm really not worried about that but I think its soo cool!!! I think I'll go and get pictures of her later. she plucked her breast feathers and everything. I tryed to put my hand under her and I thought that she was going to explode!!!
  2. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Songster

    Mar 5, 2009
    Church Hill, TN
    Congrats! We have our first broody duck too! I think its the cutest thing! We have lots of broody hens but our first broody duck!

    Good luck to her!!!

  3. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Songster

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    I've never had a broody hen either! So its all new to me

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