Nesting box for ducks being used

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Czech's_chicks, Aug 30, 2011.

  1. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got a new box for the ducks to use and there is one in it....haven't had an egg in months but this hen is acting broody! She even attacked me when I went to check if she had an egg! have always thought of muscovy as the pit bulls when they go broody and she did not disappoint. I wonder why, though after no eggs?
     
  2. silkielover92

    silkielover92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She may have either buried it in the bedding, or she's getting ready to lay one.
     
  3. Czech's_chicks

    Czech's_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a single egg. Raised these ducks for 15 years and I have never seen one go broody without a clutch, let alone no eggs. She is still sitting in there and I gave her some old orchard hay and she is going to town making a nice enough nest...but it sure is empty.
     
  4. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a silkie chicken that goes broody every two months or so. She is very protective of her invisible eggs. [​IMG]
     
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