New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Duck brood numbers up from last year

 

August 10, 2020



State Game and Fish Department biologists expect a fall duck flight from North Dakota that is up 9% from last year, based on observations from the annual duck production survey.

This year’s duck brood index was comparable to last year’s estimate and showed 4.5 broods per square mile, 52% above the long-term average (1965-2019). Average brood size was also similar at 6.8 ducklings per brood....



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