Almost time to lay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MohicanHase, Jul 31, 2014.

  1. MohicanHase

    MohicanHase Chirping

    Apr 27, 2014
    I have 2 female pekin ducks, that were born around April. They have always been fairly skittish, but now the one will lay down in front of you, put her wings out a little, and lift her butt up. I am pretty shure she wants a boyfriend pretty bad, but I have no drakes right now. Is this a sign she is going to lay soon? Will she keep this up until I finally have a drake? or will she settle down over time? Thanks!!
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

    Jan 3, 2010
    Southern New England
    Hard to say if and when she will settle down. Based on my runners, I would say that within a few weeks you can expect some eggs.

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