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Moving Muscovy hen after she's laid

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MuscovyLover420, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. MuscovyLover420

    MuscovyLover420 Hatching

    Jan 5, 2016
    Our muscovy hen, roughly 8 months old, has laid her first clutch. We're very excited, but the problem is she's laid them under our house. We live in New Orleans so all the houses are on cinder blocks and sit 2-4 feet above ground. She's made a nice little trash nest in the crawlspace.

    We're worried about critters strolling under the house and disturbing or attacking our hen and then eating the eggs. Is it a good idea to move our hen and her eggs into a safer place, possibly inside?

  2. DRaeMc

    DRaeMc In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2015
    La Grange, KY
    I'd move her so she and the eggs are safe.

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