ducks laying

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hatchcrazzzy, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Songster

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    my ducks are about laying age .do i build them nest boxes or will they just lay in thier house.they free range about half an acre?they a rouen ducks.
  2. lannabun

    lannabun Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    mine have a dog house thats where they like to go in to lay eggs ..... its got straw in it ..
  3. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    Mine will lay either in a nesting box or in a dog kennel...sometimes they lay in the yard...wherever they feel comfy that day [​IMG] I get a feeling that its more of a convienience issue for *me* when it comes to the ducks [​IMG]
    If you start to hatch some, let me know. I am interested in adding to my Rouen flock this spring.
  4. TransplantedTexan

    TransplantedTexan Songster

    Jul 9, 2007
    Bear Creek, Wi
    At what age do ducks normally start laying?
    My buddy has one that has not layed and he is wondering why. It's several months old, not exactly sure how many months though.
  5. lannabun

    lannabun Songster

    Feb 7, 2007
    mine did at .late 6 months .. they was all most 7 months ..
  6. SandraChick

    SandraChick Songster

    Mine laid in their coop, but that's because they're locked up in it every night.

    Ducks regularly lay early in the morning, so if you don't let them out too early, they will have to lay in the coop. Otherwise your guess is as good as mine!


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