At what age does a drake become sexually mature?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by TinaK, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. TinaK

    TinaK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering at what age will my muscovy drake become sexually mature? My muscovy duck has finally started laying and she has a young boyfriend who is about 4 and a half months old.

    I was wondering how old he will need to be before he will mate with her?
     
  2. ian4379

    ian4379 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine start mating anywhere from 5 months. some may take a while to learn how to do "it" properly resulting in unfertilised eggs so i wait until they are atleast 7 months old for breeding. it might pay to take the eggs away until you see them breeding.
     

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