Muscovy ducks hatching

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ladyh, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a muscovy that has 12 eggs one hatched and I see one pipping. They are outside in an semi enclosed area.. She really gets after me when I stick my hand in her area. I want to move them into the barn where it's warmer, but I don't know if I should wait until they all hatch or can I move them now and will she still sit on them? This is my first broody poulty, as I have always incubated. I know she is a good mama and I don't want to mess things up. Anyone with experience in this area?
     
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  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wait until they've all hatched, then move mom and babies to a safe/secure area. Keep them separated from the other ducks as well until the ducklings are the same size as the adults. Good luck! :)
     
  3. ladyh

    ladyh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     

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