duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hatchcrazzzy, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    are your ducks laying eggs or not what kind
  2. menageriemama

    menageriemama Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    Superior, WI
    I have a pair of Pekings who should have been in the freezer months ago, but they are so darn funny and sweet that they have had a stay of execution. The hen lays an egg almost every morning [​IMG] Next spring I am going to order a few runner ducks because I hear they are good layers.
  3. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I have a broody duck but I don't know what kind she is. I also have some mallards and I'm finding an egg from them too.

  4. menageriemama

    menageriemama Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    Superior, WI
    jackie- I sure wish mine would go broody! When they first started laying I had high hopes of them hatching out more little meat ducks that of course would NOT be cute and who would end up in the freezer. *sigh* oh well, duck eggs are good for baking so I will just make due, or make a bator [​IMG]
  5. feathersgalore

    feathersgalore Songster

    Sep 4, 2008
    Central Ohio
    My rouens are done for the year. I haven't had an egg for at least a week. The calls were done in August.
  6. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Cartersville, Ky
    Can anyone post pic's of a Rouen duck??....Thank's
  7. scrapmom5

    scrapmom5 Songster

    Apr 21, 2008
    I have a runner and pekin. My runner lays an egg every morning without fail. My pekin is a drake and is very loyal to the the runner. The only times they are seperated is when my runner is laying...then the drake is only a few feet away keeping watch.

    Unfortunately I need to sell them. I think they would be happier with more room and with winter coming I am not sure what to do. They are soooo cute together and will run to you anytime you enter the yard.
  8. Daycare Mom

    Daycare Mom Chickens, Cuddly and Delicious

    Apr 9, 2008
    Conklin, Michigan
    Quote:We only have a female Rouen, the kids have named her Ming Ming, here she is.......
  9. We have a black swedish named Ming Ming too!!! Love those wonder pets... have a turtle and a hamster too... not quite a guinea pig... but close![​IMG]
  10. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    picture of pair of rouen duck
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 8, 2008

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