Will my duck only sit on her eggs after she has them all layed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Lucas S, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Lucas S

    Lucas S New Egg

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    M duck has layed about 18 eggs total she has ten and I have 7 in my own incubator will she get 15 ? And then lay on them
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Hard to say what the perfect number is for her, don't take any more away till you see her commit when she is on the nest except to eat drink and poop then if you want remove more eggs while she is out. once she commits she is through laying.
     
  3. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Exactly! there isn't a magic number. I had a ducky sit on only 5 this past Feb.
     
  4. Lucas S

    Lucas S New Egg

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    Ahh ok so she will only sit on her eggs when she has a clutch
     
  5. cypressdrake

    cypressdrake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will set when they have 10 to 15 eggs. They will not set as long as they are still laying.
     
  6. cypressdrake

    cypressdrake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will set when they have 10 to 15 eggs. They will not set as long as they are still laying.
     
  7. Lucas S

    Lucas S New Egg

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    ah ok Ty I was wondering why they weren't sitting
     

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