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Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Skitz, May 2, 2009.

  1. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    Im wondering if female ducks (sorry don't know what they're called im new to ducks lol) if they will lay without a male duck? like chickens do, they lay without a rooster.
     
  2. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Like chickens, female ducks can lay eggs without needing a male being available
     
  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 4 lady ducks, and no man ducks, and I get 4 eggs a day.
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    FYI female are called ducks and males and called drakes. Yes they lay eggs without having a drake around. They just won't be fertile.
     
  5. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    how old do they have to be to lay eggs?
     
  6. xfilesnumber1fan

    xfilesnumber1fan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Female ducks are hens and boys are drakes...They will lay without a male and start laying 16 to 20 weeks...They is how old mine use!
     

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