langshans and pekin ducks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jennifer123, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. jennifer123

    jennifer123 New Egg

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    hello everyone l am new to this site and to poultry really. l am wanting to know 2 questions.
    1/ do bantum langshans site on their own eggs or do l have to take them eggs and put them under a clucky.

    2/ Also do pekins ducks go clucky or do l collect their eggs.
    thanks in advance. jenny
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    If one of the bantum langshans is broody then you can leave the eggs under them, but otherwise you will need to collect the eggs and use an incubator.

    Basiclly it's the same thing with the ducks. If one of the hens is broody, I would go with the natural way.

    Both ways of hatching eggs will have risks of failure, and degrees of success.
     

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