Will a broody chicken with chicks accept ducklings


May 13, 2015
My broody chicken hatched 3 chicks about 4 days ago. I have around 30 duck eggs in an incubator and one hatched early. The rest should hatch in a day or so. I tried putting the early duckling in with her and she pecked it twice, very hard. Then she charged it, so I picked it up. Will she ever accept them or should I just move her out so I don't have to set up a separate brooding area?

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