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Muscovy Duck as a Egg Sitter?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Barry Natchitoches, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. Barry Natchitoches

    Barry Natchitoches Songster

    Sep 4, 2008
    I would like to hatch just a few eggs at a time.

    Somebody suggested to me to get a Muscovy Duck for the job.

    Would a Muscovy Duck be a good broody for a handful of chicken eggs?

    Would she really be reliable at the job?
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I don't know. I'd be worried that with her weight and webbed feet she might break the chicken eggs.[​IMG]

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