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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by marinasbody, Oct 13, 2014.

  1. marinasbody

    marinasbody Out Of The Brooder

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    hi everyone. i love mascovy ducks and here in florida where i live we have plenty that roam free.i'am interested in learnning more about there nesting habits, i curently have one that has layed eggs in a soft sided dog house on my patio,mom is one of 4 that have been visting me since last march when they where babys,mom started laying one egg a day inside the dog house and sometime outside of it,i have put some mulch inside the dog house,but some eggs seem to roll out , i put them back in, she's currently setting on them, i'm woundering if they will hatch, any suggestions would be welcome.thank you. marinasbody
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. marinasbody

    marinasbody Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you so much love this site
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You could put a lip of wood at the opening to the dog house, that should keep the eggs from rolling out. Of your Muscovy visitors, have any been drakes? If there isn't a drake in the crowd, it's unlikely eggs would be fertile.
     
  5. marinasbody

    marinasbody Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you so much I will try that and yes big boy has been by her side, I think he's her brother ,originaly they were 4, 3 girls one boy as they grew up they all still come everyday.but now he hangs with this one so it takes 35 days to hatch is that right.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. Definitely post on the links that Kelsie2290 has given you and take advantage of our duck experts there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your duckling hatch.
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Definitely stop by our ducks section for more help from our duck experts.

    We do welcome you to our flock!
     

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