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Duck Laying In December!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by BirdNerd101, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. BirdNerd101

    BirdNerd101 Chirping

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    I got 10 ducks over the summer so they haven't had a laying season yet. I went out in a snowstorm -40C and found an egg!. I went out this morning and found another. they get around 3 hours of light every couple days. Why are they doing that? Thanks
     

  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Some ducks just gotta lay. My little Hazel is still laying most days. Go figure.
     
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  3. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Songster

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    I have just one out of 8 still laying. For now LOL. I think it is a Spring Hatch.
     
  4. Dancinbaer

    Dancinbaer In the Brooder

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    This is our first winter with our two ducks, a male and a female. We got them as 3-week old ducklings in June. Since mid November she's laid 10 eggs that we know of.
     
  5. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    I've got 3 Welsh Harlequins, and they lay all the time! My 3 Speckled Sussex chickens don't lay worth a darn. Go figure.
     

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