Laying mallards

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by the 412 chicks, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. the 412 chicks

    the 412 chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today i found 2 greenish eggs. could they be the mallards and will they hatch them out or not cause they laid em and left. will they get soo many then lay on them or what.
     
  2. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    id bet so but i have o idea how prolific they are no wher near pekins khakis or runners
     
  3. Duck Keeper

    Duck Keeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't touch them if they're wild mallard's eggs. O_O;

    They lay a bunch of eggs off and on until they have a full nest, then they sit on them all together so they hatch at the same time.
     
  4. the 412 chicks

    the 412 chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok does that apply for pekins too
     
  5. ChickenToes

    ChickenToes Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2008
    NE Wisconsin
    Quote:No, Pekins don't go broody that often.
     
  6. Le Canard de Barbarie

    Le Canard de Barbarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Were they laid in a nest? If yes, then they may continue laying in that spot and eventually brood them. If not, they should be removed.
     

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