Help no eggs from my Ducks?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Hamptonmel, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. Hamptonmel

    Hamptonmel Hatching

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    I have 2 female ducks. They have always layed an egg each a day since I got them in August. Then it went down to just one egg a day, and from the same one. Now it has been 3 weeks going on 4 since I have had any eggs from them at all. They are a year old so it can't be age? do they stop laying in the colder weather? I loved my duck eggs and want them to start laying again.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    The shortened day length is probably causing the stop in egg production. They will lay again in the spring.
     
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  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners

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    Here are the things I have seen affect egg laying in my flock.


    New ducks
    Cold
    Day length
    Diet
    Molting
    Brooding
     

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