Daily Duck Egg Report for 2015

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Miss Lydia, Feb 5, 2015.

  1. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Really I don't know that much about other domestic ducks like they mate year round? I thought they took off winter just like the Scovy's do. I don't know if I could deal with that year round ugh. Good for Tevye to take up for himself. No one will stand up to my one drake but my geese. I'm afraid you have many years before you see a slow down or mellow out. I have a almost 11 yr old drake who can barely walk and last year I saw him in the pool with one of his girls not sure if anything became of it but he had the will just maybe not the way. [​IMG]
     
  2. LadyHawkeAvry

    LadyHawkeAvry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That visual made my morning! [​IMG]
     
  3. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, we have one egg bright and early this morning. Peek is a little egg laying machine! Poke, on the other hand, seems to lay when she feels like it. A little later every day, then skip a day, then back to first thing in the morning. At least she hasn't laid any after noon (so far).
     
  4. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got another today!:weee My little Rocky seems to be on a roll. That's an egg a day for 3 days now. I got woken up at 6am today by my 4 year old telling me we need to go see if Rocky laid an egg.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Yay we did too and I got it before it froze and cracked. same duck too all the rest of my girls are waiting for this frigid temps to pass I guess.
    aww lil one wanted to go egg hunting. what a sweet way to teach kids to care for animals .[​IMG]
     
  6. LadyHawkeAvry

    LadyHawkeAvry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My girls have stopped for the past few days with the temperatures hovering in the negative numbers. Before that, they would still freeze and crack fast. (tasty though!!)
     
  7. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's great that you got to it in time! I hope everyone gets to warm up soon. Looks like we will be getting the next blast on Monday. I guess I can't complain too much but I still don't like the forecasted 37 degree hi! I think it's wonderful that he is finally understanding these things. It took some convincing to let me bake with the eggs today. He just wanted to keep them, lol.
     
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  8. jtn42248

    jtn42248 Overrun With Chickens

    We are 150 miles north west of you (just north of Coleman) and they are predicting low of 24 high of 28 on Monday for us. And to make matters even more challenging, frozen rain and sleet. On again off again all week long with possible snow on Friday. We have already had freezing temps in the teens a couple of times and my chickens, ducks and geese seem to enjoy it...at least a lot more than I do. Everyone is laying as if it were already Spring. I put 29 Cayuga eggs in the incubator that will be due the first week of March. The geese are laying an egg each every other day but not acting broody yet which is a good thing with this weather. The chickens are laying and molting. We are back up to 11-15 eggs a day from them (23 hens) thay had dropped to only a couple each day. I have one poor Barred Rock that has molted and looks like an old feather duster that needs to be thrown away. Each day I tell her how beautiful she is going to be when she gets her new feathers.

    Keep yourself and your ducks warm if you can. Pray for Spring.
     
  9. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Stay warm! TX has some crazy weather and I'm always amazed how it goes from 70 to 30 in under 24 hours for the highs. I'm so very ready for spring and I'm seeing all the trees starting to bloom. I'm sure your barred rock loves all the praises. They are such pretty birds.
     
  10. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Can't say I blame them just surviving in the minus and singles is a challenge. We're going to be a bit better for a couple days anyway. Even today with a low of 23 felt good compared to minus 9 yesterday. We're under a winter storm warning for today and tonight though more snow & freezing rain.
    I have a Muscovy in one of the chicken nest boxes so now I know who my other layer is. it's Joy. Ruth has not laid another since the one.
     

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