My black swedish duck started laying over the summer and has laid everyday since. I thought they were supposed to slow down over the winter. I live in southwestern Pennsylvania, and we have had some nights hovering around 0 degrees this winter. I never would have thought I would get an egg those mornings! More power to her!
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My Runners laid eggs for 14 to 16 months straight, once they started. As they age, they lay for shorter durations. But they still lay by the beginning of summer.
I think it is quite normal for their first year or two.
I have a BEI laying 4 to 5 eggs a week now, for at least a month. She had taken a couple of months off, but then started up again.
She is about a year or so old.
Edited by Amiga - 2/24/16 at 11:07am