Call duck not laying

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rednana9, Mar 8, 2013.

  1. rednana9

    rednana9 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got 2 snow white calls at the end of summer past. She hasnt laid an egg yet. The lady said they are 2 yrs old. I have a male and a female. Do you think they are too old? I am feeding them layer feed and they have oyster shell. They have a fenced area to roam and a pool to swim in. They are locked in a pen at night and they have a house that they do sleep in. Would like opinions on this. Thanks!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    No she's not too old. Calls are seasonal layers. Mine haven't started laying yet either. I am a bit concerned about feeding them layer feed when they have not started laying yet.
     
  3. rednana9

    rednana9 Out Of The Brooder

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    What do you feed them when they are not laying? Flock raiser? Thanks for your answer!
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    It's no problem at all. Yes I feed all of my birds Flock Raiser and they have access to oyster shells if they need them. I've been feeding this method for years without a problem. Some people feed male poultry layer feed without any issues but I've spoken to a few vets about it and they all strongly discouraged it.
     

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