Predator attack, Scare off my broody?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by PDurkin, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. PDurkin

    PDurkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi I just had a pack of coyotes at my doorstep harassing my ducks. Its 1:42 am and my broody is now off her nest. I got out there in time to save my birds I believe, I can not be too sure since its dark out and its hard to get a proper headcount when everyone is freaking out. I ran out there with my flashing, my hounds, and was hallowing for my DW to get my 12 gauge. the coyotes got away unfortunately. do you think my broody will get back on her nest? or will her nest chill tonight and the eggs become dudds? let me know thanks

    PDurkin
     
  2. PDurkin

    PDurkin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a follow up -- they got back on the nest but unfortunately something took the eggs later about 2 days before hatch day.
     
  3. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I hate it when that happens. sorry for your loss.
     

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