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Can anyone help me why won't my muscovy ducks lay eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Chicken fan13, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. Chicken fan13

    Chicken fan13 Out Of The Brooder

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    A man gave me some grown muscovy ducks and they still haven't layed yet.
    Does anyone know why?:(
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could they be too old to lay, or maybe will lay later in the spring.
     
  3. Chicken fan13

    Chicken fan13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok thanks
     
  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not a perfect answer but most chickens don't lay past 2-3(high production) 4-5 (slower) but can live up to 10-15 years, I know ducks and geese can live longer but I don't know how long their laying years last for.
     
  5. Chicken fan13

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    I finally got 2 eggs from them!
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    By the way - stress will shut down a duck's laying. Glad they are feeling a little more at home.
     

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