Only duck gone broody?

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

  1. clarren

    clarren Hatching

    Feb 14, 2016
    Im quite new to duck keeping, sarah the duck came with a couple of hens we rehomed and now she lives with 6 hens and 1 cockerel. Last few days shes made herself a nest and seems to be just sitting there! I assumed she wouldn't go broody as we don't have a drake, but im pretty sure she thinks more like a chicken as she has never been with other ducks. Ie not very keen on water
    ! Any advice would be much appreciated.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] Just as a drake or rooster is not needed for hens to lay, they are not needed for their hens to go broody.
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