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Duck genders and reproduction

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by SmallTown4her, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. SmallTown4her

    SmallTown4her In the Brooder

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    Hey everybody! So I have six ducks that are 2.5 months old. And we have 3 ducks and 3 drakes. And I was curious at about what age would the girls start laying? And at about what age would the drakes start to breed the girls? Any help would be great thank you!
     

  2. Gatsbysmum

    Gatsbysmum Chirping

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    I've heard the males will start to breed everything within their sight at about 4 months old. Girls usually start laying at 6 months?
     
  3. SmallTown4her

    SmallTown4her In the Brooder

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    Haha ok thank you!!
     
  4. Gatsbysmum

    Gatsbysmum Chirping

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    No problem. :) My babies are just over 2 months and are already so big! I can't wait for them to be mature. [​IMG]
     
  5. SmallTown4her

    SmallTown4her In the Brooder

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    Right! It felt like they grew up SOO fast it was insane
     
  6. Gatsbysmum

    Gatsbysmum Chirping

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    Yeah, up until they were a month and a half they gained an inch a day!
     

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