why are drakes guarding a nest with no eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kylee2katie, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. kylee2katie

    kylee2katie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    today is the first time they have done this. There is a fake egg but it has been there for about 4 weeks now today, they are guarding it with their lives! they have covered it up and the drakes are taking turns sitting on top. If I try to go near - they lower their heads and charge me....they have never done this before. I finally got to dig through the hay - nothing there but the fake one!! Any ideas?
     
  2. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is really strange. I had no idea drakes would sit on eggs.
     

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