muskovie nest boxes?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by silkielover92, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. silkielover92

    silkielover92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have four muskovie hens, they at the moment live with my egglayers. My question is will they use the chickens nest boxes? They are about 16inches off the ground.. they are juveniles right now so i dont expect them to start laying till spring.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    They may a couple of my Scovy girls will get into the chickens nest boxes to lay their eggs, but most just make an nest in the shavings.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Possible, honestly i don't have nest boxes for my scovies, they usually make nests on the ground in the duck barn, or under the truck lid, or under piles of wood, or in the horse barn or in the barn cats box see the trend ? [​IMG] anywhere they darn where please!
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

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  5. keysdreamin

    keysdreamin New Egg

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    Muskovies seem to lay in the hardest place for a human to get to. [​IMG]
     

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