Missing duck

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by grammychick, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. grammychick

    grammychick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 3 Ancona ducks. The hen went missing 3 days ago. She has done this one other time and reappeared after 3 days. Is it possible she went off the hatch eggs? Has anyone had this experience?
     
  2. lovelyduckling

    lovelyduckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've never had this happen before but she could have layed eggs off somewhere and went to hatch them. Although it could have been a predator. Look around in the area and see if their is any sign of her or a predator. If you still can't find her, wait for the amount of time she supposed to lay/hatch the eggs. If she doesn't come back, then I'm sorry to say she may be gone. Good luck!
     
  3. grammychick

    grammychick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you lovelyduckling for your input. We are searching for her and hoping for the best
     
  4. Adalida

    Adalida Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you live in a rural area or more of a neighborhood? Any chance she could have ended up at a neighbor's house?

    There was a post a few months ago where a chicken went missing, and it ended up that a neighbor had taken it in thinking it was a stray hen that had been dropped off.
     

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