Muscovy brooding

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cukooformarans, Dec 26, 2011.

  1. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know it takes 35 days ... but I am wondering if that 35 days starts when the momma duck begins to sit on the eggs at night (when she is still coming off for a good portion of the day) or when she settles in to full-time setting?
     
  2. ian4379

    ian4379 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its from when she starts sitting full time, although its not an exact science, you can be a day or two out with your guesses. in the winter mine take days longer, i had some hatch on day 43!
     
  3. cukooformarans

    cukooformarans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol ... ok ... I have one that started staying on them at night some time around the end of November, so I was thinking early January. Maybe it will be mid-January ... Thank you for replying, Ian! [​IMG]
     

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