eggs???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by hdowden, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    at what age do most ducks tend to start laying?
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    It depends on the breed. The smaller ducks may start as early as 16 weeks (four months), with the larger breeds taking more like five months or more.

    And some individual ducks just take their sweet time starting to lay, especially if they were hatched late in the year.
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    mallards and cayuga's
     

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