Do you have a broody duck? Thinking of hatching out some ducklings? In our experience trying to hatch ducklings has been an emotional roller coaster with very mixed results and a story line to rival any daytime soap opera, full of death, heartbreak, betrayal and custody battles. We have hatched several clutches of eggs with […]
If you’re new to hatching duck eggs, here’s a few tips that helped me get through our hatch. Collect and store eggs at room temperature for up to 10 days. But, the longer they are stored, the lower the hatch rate. And ensure that you’re using clean eggs, but aren’t washing them before setting them […]
Meet our broody hen, Margarita and her mate, Jimmy Buff. Margarita has recently become a broody duck and is sitting on a pile of eggs. Learn about the process and how to help take care of a broody duck while waiting for cute ducklings to hatch!