Yippee my first egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by claireree, Mar 16, 2011.

  1. claireree

    claireree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mallard laid her first egg today, she has been in the chicken nest a fair few times over the last few weeks and today finally I have found a duck egg in with the other chickens eggs.

    Question though not used to having ducks, what are the chances off her going broody I do have a drake as well and he is always at it with her was just wondering what the signs would be and what are the chances of her hatching any in the future.
     
  2. Duck Mad

    Duck Mad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    taking a wild guess, I'd say mallards would most likey to look after eggs, as mallards are true breeds (without humans changing breed) but being young, I think its their third lot of eggs are best for survival of babies
     

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