Is she every going to sit on them

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by porkchop48, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2008
    Malta, OH
    My pekin is now up to about 12-14 eggs in her nest.... every morning she is sitting on it. She gets up covers it up and goes off free ranging.

    A night she beds down on the nest... Will she ever just stay on the darn thing?
  2. mandelyn

    mandelyn Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 30, 2009
    Mt Repose, OH
    My Coop
    Being a Pekin duck, likely not. Most of the strains have had the broody bred out of them. Sometimes one will set, sometimes one will start but not finish, but usually, they won't even give it a thought.

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