Egg Laying tips?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mirandadevin, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Mirandadevin

    Mirandadevin Out Of The Brooder

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    I have two female pekin ducks and they have started laying eggs. I was wondering if any of you have tips for me? Like should I take the eggs away or leave them?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I take the eggs from my runners - they're not fertile. I eat them or give them to others to eat.
     
  3. Mirandadevin

    Mirandadevin Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it alright to leave the eggs with them overnight, or should I take them out as soon as I see them? And will the ducks get aggressive if I take them?
     
  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I generally take the eggs every day. I leave a few wooden eggs in the nests (I have nine runners and right now they have made three nests).
     
  5. sallysinnamon

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    they dont get agressive. just take the eggs! ..i noticed sometimes they change where they are laying them, thinking you wont find them..but eventually go back to the first spot. theyre funny. ive never had to put a fake egg anywhere either. they usually lay in the corners..
     

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