Question about duck sitting on clutch

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mysticpond, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. mysticpond

    mysticpond Out Of The Brooder

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    Our Rouen has been sitting on her eggs for 3 weeks. She started with 18 eggs, then 20, now 30 eggs. Also a sometimes there are 2 duck sitting on the clutch. The more recent eggs are not in sync with the original 18 eggs? What should I do? What happens when the 18 hatch in another week and the other 12 still need incubation? [​IMG]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I don't know... let's see if @Lacrystol or @Miss Lydia or @sourland have some wisdom to share.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Either you'll have to finish the incubation or hope the other one will continue to brood the remaining eggs. Sometimes they will do this one will continue to sit. That's alot of eggs hope they have a great hatch.
     
  4. mysticpond

    mysticpond Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your answers.
    Two ducks are both sitting on the clutch all the time now. Holding at 30 eggs. The first batch should hatch at the end of next week.
     
  5. Lacrystol

    Lacrystol Hatching Helper

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    How did your hatching go??
     

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