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by Duncan McKenzie
Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Is the Mallard on a dead nest?
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Is the Mallard on a dead nest?

An update... Sadly, she wasn't succesful. We let her sit on the eggs for 2 months. She looked absolutely exhausted. Today we shooed her off the nest and recovered the eggs. We broke one open and it had definitely been fertilised. We had a few scorching hot days and think that there was perhaps not e...
by Duncan McKenzie
Wed Jun 17, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Is the Mallard on a dead nest?
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Is the Mallard on a dead nest?

Thank you Zo,
Any updates, I will let you know.
Duncan
by Duncan McKenzie
Tue Jun 16, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Incubation and Hatching Eggs
Topic: Is the Mallard on a dead nest?
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Is the Mallard on a dead nest?

I hope I can get some advice from some experienced duck keepers. A pair of Mallards appeared on our pond a couple of months ago. The female looked as if she was looking for a nest site and so we knocked together a duck house in the middle of the pond away from cats and foxes and she moved in and sta...

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