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Hens hatching duck eggs

Just wondering is it possible for a hen to hatch out duck eggs thankyou

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

We hatch Goose, hen , Turkey and pheasant eggs under hens here.
Duck eggs next for us! No reason it won't work.

Mo Hens
Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Yes, hens hatching duck is no problem once she will sit for the full 28 days. Duck hatching hen eggs can be more difficult in my experience,

Shell Shock
Monday, July 22nd, 2019

Had a brahma hatch ducks for me and look after them

Torsten Schulz
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Thanks for replys its actually a Brahma sitting on them

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019

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