She leaves with the crowd :th

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goat_Walker, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Well I have a buff duck who I believe to be broody, since she stays on the nest and hasnt laid any more eggs.

    But when I come around the corner and open the gate to let everyone free range.... she goes with the crowd. She slides down the ramp out of the rabbit hutch and leads the way out!

    Should I not let her free range? She I lock the door on the rabbit hutch while everyone free ranges?
     
  2. chixie

    chixie Songster

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    when my mallard was sitting her nest she would leave for awhile and then come back... I don't let my ducks free range at the moment they are in a huge pen
     
  3. My broody left the nest when I opened up the pen most mornings for a little while, and again later in the day. Just be sure she can get back to the nest.
     
  4. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    she has access to the field as well as both pens.
     

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