Fertility of first eggs layed by my ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by chickenman, Sep 25, 2007.

  1. chickenman

    chickenman In the Brooder

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    are the first eggs that young ducks lay very fertile?
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Crowing

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    Usually the first 5-7 are tossed. It also depends on the duck's age. In Holderreads' duck book, it gives a chart of average fertility based on the duck's age and which # of first and last eggs are typically/not typically fertile.
     

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