This should get.... Interesting.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Sphynxii, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my turkeys started laying and we don't yet have a tom... (mums scared of them and im still trying to convince her to let me have one) The ducks layed in this nesting box down the yard and then left the eggs and well... Along comes Frederick (we were miss informed of gender there) and sits on them, shes layed eggs in there as well but im thinking she might successfully hatch the duck eggs?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    No reason she can not hatch the duck eggs. I've raised many ducklings under surrogate chicken hens. The 'mothers' go nuts when their kids enter the water.
     
  3. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yeah, this is what i was thinjking would happen poor old turkey will go off her head when the ducklings go in the ****. :p
     
  4. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    dam* #o.o# oops
     
  5. Farmergreen

    Farmergreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You should see a Partridge cochen hen with 20 keets LOL
     
  6. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha :D oh my theyd be a noisey lot when they get big lol
     
  7. Farmergreen

    Farmergreen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    More keets on the way out started early this morning.
     
  8. Sphynxii

    Sphynxii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome!

    UPDATE:
    My hens sitting on duck eggs hasent hatched them yet but she is determand, my other girl I bought two baby turkeys and she accepted them. :)
     

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