At what age do ducks start laying?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Anny, Jun 9, 2009.

  1. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
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    Are ducks like chickens do they start laying at 21 week (ish) or are they different ?
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

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    Yes, they will start about 20 to 25 weeks. Muscovys are usually later and sometimes egglaying breeds, like Khaki Campbells can start laying a couple weeks earlier.
     
  3. streemers

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    i read 17 or more depending on breeds
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My calls don't start laying until they're almost a year old...the first spring after they hatch.
     
  5. fowlmood

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    Mine started anywhere from 5-9 months. It felt like forever!! [​IMG]
     
  6. xfilesnumber1fan

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    My crested and pekin were 20 weeks...
     

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