What do we do now?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Duckville denizen, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Duckville denizen

    Duckville denizen Out Of The Brooder

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    Plume, one of our little creek ducks, has a nest right below our house in some Asian Jasmine. She started hatching July 5, which I had marked as her due date. She hatched two babies that day, two the next, and one the next. We took the babies, and she persists on staying on the nest. It has been a week now since the first one hatched. How long should we allow her to stay on the nest before we remove the other eggs?
     
  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just let nature take it's course.
     
  3. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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    Is it possible to pull them out one by one and candle them to see if there is anything viable inside? i think perhaps that is what i would do. If they're all duds, then take them away so she can get back to normal life.
     

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