Only duck gone broody?

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

  1. clarren

    clarren New Egg

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    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

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    [​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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