moving eggs to safe place to sit?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newcluckmama, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. newcluckmama

    newcluckmama Hatching

    Apr 3, 2014
    My ducks have recently started laying eggs. Today I noticed that one of my girls has made a "nest" under my neighbor's pine tree. I put them in their house at night. Should I move her eggs to her house and separate the other ducks from her eggs or just leave them where they are? She will not be safe sitting on them alone at night and I'm sure I would be up all night watching her if I have to leave them there. I am very new to this and don't want to disturb her but also want her safe. Thank you all for any info you may be able to share!! :)
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    Yes you are right she won't be safe sitting there so you need to move her into the duck house she may not continue to sit but at least she won't be eaten by something. you can give her a bit of privacy in the house by placing a board up against the wall so she can brood under it.
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2014

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