first egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by tonirene, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. tonirene

    tonirene In the Brooder

    May 9, 2012
    my pretty girl laid her first egg yesterday and another today.i don't know what i am supposed to i remove the egg everyday or am i to leave them?if i am to leave them ,will she know what to do with them? the eggs were not covered up.any help would be wonderful
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    How old is she, she may not brood then again they like to build a clutch so if you want her to brood then leave the eggs and see what she does with them. If she is young it may be next year before she broods though, in any case you can use the eggs for eating and baking. Plus if she doesn't have a drake the eggs won't hatch anyway. Congrats on your first eggs though.
  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Songster

    Jun 12, 2010
    Safford, Arizona
    If you want to use eggs for cooking or eating, remove them everyday! if you want her to hatch them leave them alone and hope she will go broody.

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