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Will she come of the nest?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Sebright18, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Sebright18

    Sebright18 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 8, 2012
    I am trying to hatch out 12 eggs underneath my dorking. They are ment to hatch out this wednesday/thursday. If some hatch before others will she still sit on the eggs or will she go of them?

  2. spikennipper

    spikennipper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 25, 2009
    Kent, UK.
    Provided they were all set at the same time they should all start hatching more or less the same time so she will sit until they all hatch.
  3. Ilovemyduckies

    Ilovemyduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2012
    I would think she would still sit on them. I had a duck that started laying on eggs. Two days later, I gave her three more eggs. I went out of town. When I came back, all of the ducklings but one had hatched. So I can't be positive, but I think she laid on those even after the others hatched.

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