Eggs in water!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Cakey, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. Cakey

    Cakey New Egg

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    Hi, could anyone please help? I have a Mallard male and female, the little female started laying a week ago for the first time this year, but after laying 3 Eggs she had appeared to have stopped, however today I have been cleaning their bath tubs out and have found 2 eggs in the water, does anyone have any idea why she would do this, other than the fact I have seen them mating in the water I have no idea! Thanks
     
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    My ducks started doing that also. I think they don't want me to find them.
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    That happens.....It takes 24 hours to produce an egg....Most times eggs are laid in the morning, although they can pass eggs later in the day too.....Normal.......I have found eggs in the water, on the ground when let out free ranging......Nothing to worry about.......:)


    Cheers!
     
  4. GoldenFlight

    GoldenFlight Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Ducks just don't really care where they lay them sometimes....[​IMG]
     

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