Eggs in the Pool

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by LauraSBale, Oct 15, 2009.

  1. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Songster

    late yesterday i go out and found a egg in the small pool.
    then today i out and there is 2 eggs in the large pool, what are these girls thinking or doing [​IMG] . they have been laying in their coop. every morning.
    the 2 eggs i found today were soft shell [​IMG]
  2. nettie

    nettie Enslaved by Indoor Ducks

    Nov 20, 2008
    Chicago, IL
    it seems ducks lay in their pools when they are having egg binding issues... the water helps them relax and cool down, as they get very flustered and overheat when egg bound. soft shelled eggs are harder to pass then normal and being in the water provided them with some weight off their feet. do they still have access to oyster shell? perhaps giving them Kale a a treat will help too
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    Provide oyster shell and it should clear up.
  4. LauraSBale

    LauraSBale Songster

    thanks for the info

    I put some oyster shells out yesterday.

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