Ducks

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mpammlisac, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. mpammlisac

    mpammlisac Just Hatched

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    I have to ducks purchased at the same time. One is a Peking and the other is a mallard, both females. The Peking is 2 1/2 times the size of the mallard. The Peking (Lilly) has been laying for over a week. The Malard (Blossom) does not look big enough to lay. They are the same age. Is there a difference in when the different breeds produce eggs?
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  2. TheTwoRoos

    TheTwoRoos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they may just be having difficulties adapting.

    Mallards are smaller then pekins.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I have been told the larger the breed, the longer before they begin to lay.
     
  4. Bills vs Beaks

    Bills vs Beaks Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah me too
     
  5. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallards are seasonal layers. It's likely she won't lay til spring and she will lay fewer eggs overall.
     

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