ancona egg laying ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Rachele anne, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. Rachele anne

    Rachele anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a ancona female she like 13 weeks old and my drake already has started to mate with her. When should I expect eggs ?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My runners - all girls - started playing hop on top about a month before the first egg, then over the next six weeks the rest started laying. Larger ducks take longer, I am told.

    Please keep a close eye on them - some drakes will mate too much with a duck and hurt her, sometimes fatally. It is not every case, but enough that I wanted to let you know.
     
  3. Rachele anne

    Rachele anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm keeping an eye on them for sure and they are about the same size now but I think the drake will out grow her ... thanks you for your help :)
     

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