Are pekings good egg layers

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hensplease, Oct 7, 2009.

  1. hensplease

    hensplease Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cause i am getting 2 or 3 of them
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    It looks like they can lay around 200/year.
     
  3. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    And don't forget, they are called Pekins, not Pekings. Peking duck is a dish, a Pekin Duck is a pet.
     
  4. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
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    Quote:Course it COULD be a dish even if it was a pekin. [​IMG]
     
  5. Smartie_Pants

    Smartie_Pants Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2008
    Madisonville, KY
    I know, Pekins are meatbirds afterall. That wasn't what I was going for though. LOL. I kinda ripped off a saying I heard Martha Stewart say years ago: "You pee in a can, you eat a pecan." She was talking about the correct pronounciation of the nut, and I kinda copied with my own.

    Quote:Course it COULD be a dish even if it was a pekin. [​IMG]
     
  6. TrystInn

    TrystInn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 16, 2009
    Southern Arizona
    The best layers are generally considered to be either the Campbells, a medium sized duck, or Runners, which are a bantum size.
     
  7. txredneckmedic

    txredneckmedic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine are laying one egg a day
     

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