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When will my ducks lay eggs? (5 messages)
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DAVID20
Score: 5
When should i expect them to start laying? They are almost a year old. Also will the one male mate with both females?
3/16/2013 10:46 AM report abuse
Purplebean
Score: 5
I have (Spoiled) Rouens that I hatched early last spring and they were laying before the end of summer, I'd say 4-5 months with mine, they have always free ranged but that shouldn't make much difference. I can't guess why under normal conditions yours would take so long, I'd like to know myself. Your male will do fine with the 2 females as far as breeding. Good luck.
Post edited by Purplebean 3/16/2013 11:47 AM
3/16/2013 11:45 AM report abuse
DAVID20
Score: 5
Mine are also free range. Except right now where they are in with 4 female chickens cause we just moved, but the space is big enough for a dozen or so chickens. I dont know why either.
3/16/2013 1:22 PM report abuse

WalkerC
Score: 22
CAMBRIDGE, WI
I have 20 acres in rural Cambridge where I hobby farm. I have chickens, ducks, geese, guineas, cats, dogs, goats, a horse and a miniature donkey.
They should have by now David. Are you sure you have females? Have you seen them mating?
3/24/2013 12:49 AM report abuse
APRIL
Score: 3
I don't know much about ducks, but my son's chickens quit laying for a long time - came to find out the feed did not have enough protein in it for them to lay. :) They got into the pig's food, and started laying again soon after!
3/29/2013 8:18 AM report abuse