Anyone Know The Most Eggs Laid By A Duck In ONE Day?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MCraft-NPoultry, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. Anyone know the answer?
     
  2. Because my Adult Female Mallard just laid 13 Eggs! TODAY!
     
  3. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    no she didn't, you just found an old nest.
    13 eggs in one is impossible, like literally, its NOT possible.
     
  4. iluvsedward

    iluvsedward Overrun With Chickens

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    Or your mallards all layed in the same spot.
     
  5. ducklucky

    ducklucky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    13 in a day, or even 2 or 3 days, is impossible. The most I have ever seen is 2 in a day, maybe 3. It's hard to tell, they hide them, they will roll them from place to place also. But no, 13 is a NOT, you wouldn't have a duck left!
     
  6. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya, not at all possible. You found a hidden nest. Maybe 2 but that is also unlikely and 1 would most likely be much smaller.
     
  7. They were all the size of a quail egg... She was in a Tiny Carrier and we were going to clip her wings this morning! All eggs were not in the carrier The night before! Neither was she near any other ducks or even outside...! I know for a fact it's impossible also, but it happened! I thought someone was pulling my leg, but no one else has keys to my shop...!
     
  8. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If that is the case, then I would say you may have a problem on your hands as it is not normal.
     
  9. What I'm thinking is she's stressed from being in a cage. I clipped her wings and put her back outside today and she hasn't laid another egg so I think she was just stressed. Our geese lay soft shells when they are stressed so maybe that's it! I'm wondering if they're fertile....
     
  10. But I doubt any growth would happen due to their very tiny size!
     

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