ducks laying eggs...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by shadust1, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. shadust1

    shadust1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] so i have been reading on here that ducks start to lay eggs around 6 months....well mine r 17 weeks old and she has been laying for about 1 week now....is that early??? im gonna go buy some layer feed after work....and im gonna chop up oyster shells....they free range all day...so do i still need to give them all of this when they start laying...i dont want to over do it.... [​IMG]
     
  2. Eroc1_1

    Eroc1_1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you are giving her a layer ration you may not need the extra oyster shell because it has extra calcium in it - typically. You could feed her a 16% feed and then give her oyster shell free choice. 16 weeks is earlier than most.....she is a keeper!
     

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