Breeding ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ilovechickens34, May 12, 2016.

  1. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are starting to breed ducks. We have 3 hens and 1 drake. Is that enough to have a decent amount of ducklings? Thanks!
     
  2. JetCat

    JetCat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you didn't say what kind of ducks but let's take Pekin for example, each hen lays on average 200 eggs per year so you'd have the potential for 200 ducklings per hen per year....................yep that's a decent amount for the average Joe.
     
  3. ilovechickens34

    ilovechickens34 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!:) we got 2 baby ducklings, and hoping for many more
     

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