any help?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by duckiefanatic, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. duckiefanatic

    duckiefanatic Out Of The Brooder

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    how do I get my ducks to lay eggs again? they were in a 10 by 10 building but they werent able to get out they laid about 4 eggs a day. now we brought them out to a new building that is 4 by 4 but has a fenced in area that they get let into every morning and put up at night. now they arent laying any. is it becuse there is no where to lay them? I have 5 ducks 4 females and 1 male.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    There could be a few things going on. One is that change can disrupt laying. Another is that they have found a place to hide their eggs. Then there could be something else going on at the same time that has nothing to do with the move.

    It gets interesting sometimes.

    Good that they are getting some outside time. If you can upload photo's of your ducks, that would be fun for the rest of us. [​IMG]
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    You don't say where you are located either which can make a difference in laying, and what breed. and if they have a 4X4 building they should have plenty of space to lay especially if you give them fluffy shaving or straw to nest in. And they could just need to get use to their new digs as Amiga says. Shorter daylight hours means less eggs or no eggs for some breeds. I have Muscovies so it means no eggs for me very soon. AND [​IMG]
     
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  4. duckiefanatic

    duckiefanatic Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys! :p I live in northern indiana and I will post pics soon!
     
  5. duckiefanatic

    duckiefanatic Out Of The Brooder

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    I know the picture is a little blurry
     
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  6. duckiefanatic

    duckiefanatic Out Of The Brooder

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    meet my duckies!

    [​IMG] this is crystal

    [​IMG]this is charlotte

    [​IMG]this is pepper

    [​IMG]this is daisy

    [​IMG]this is donald

    [​IMG]and these are all the eggs!
     

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