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Muscovy nest

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by raiamoby, Jun 11, 2016.

  1. raiamoby

    raiamoby Hatching

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    Ok so my female Muscovy has laid two seperate nests.
    One with 14 eggs and another with 7 is this normal? She's sitting on the bigger one and the male is on the smaller of the two.
     

  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I have never had a drake that incubated a clutch of eggs, but others have mentioned this. I'll be curious to see what happens here.
     
  3. raiamoby

    raiamoby Hatching

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    Have you heard of Muscovy females having more than one nest? That's what's mostly concerning me I suppose.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Whenever hens of any sort change nest sites, I wonder about the possibility of problems with the first nest site . Mite infestation, predation, rotten eggs, interference from other birds, and the list goes on ---------------------
     

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