Will a female duck froster ducklings if she isn't a mother?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tashhammond, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Tashhammond

    Tashhammond New Egg

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    I have a female domestic duck that I want her to foster ducklings but she hasn't had babies yet? Will she take them on or will she kill them?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm not a duck keeper but I'm guessing it's the same as chickens that if your duck is not broody or not been broody she won't accept the ducklings. I see you have posted on the duck section where I'm sure the keepers there will be able to help you.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think she will either harm them or totally leave them alone.
     

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