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My Duck Laid Eggs And Doesn't Sit On Them, What Can I Do?

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In my experience a bird will only sit on a clutch of eggs when it feels ready - in other words, when it feels it has laid the number it wants to.

Sometimes birds will never sit on eggs because broodiness has been bred out of them - for example, hybrid chickens that are bred to lay large numbers of eggs.

If you are having trouble getting your duck to sit even after she has laid a large clutch of eggs, you could try getting a bantam hen. They are extremely good mothers. She may only be able to hatch out 4 to 6 eggs depending on how big they are - but that is probably enough.
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I have runner ducks and they will not sit on a nest. I bought an incubator and I have to hatch them that way.
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Hi I have two female ducks one is sitting on 11 eggs and doing very well.This is her 3rd lot she good duck. I found my other duck sitting on 3 eggs next door I have moved her and the eggs into a spare pen and she doesnt want to sit on the them please can I have some advise thanks sharon
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I don't know my love bird is the same and it only laid one egg can you help
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If a ducks eggs are disturbed or moved the duck may no longer have interest in them. They have chosen this nesting spot for good reason.

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