Hi, wondering how to get my ducks to lay!

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  1. Nede

    Nede Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm new here and was wodering how to get my pekin duck to lay,
    I have 1 drake and 1 hen. Should I put a white plastic egg in the nest?
    I have one if needed. Please help.
    Thanks!!! :frow
     
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  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    She will start laying when she is ready.
     
  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Greetings! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] Feel free to ask any questions you may have! We're glad to have another member! [​IMG] I agree with what @keesmom said. Enjoy your flock!
     
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  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I don't know a thing about Ducks, but you might stop by our Ducks section to chat with other Duck owners, share pics and stories etc....https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks

    Enjoy your Ducks and welcome to our flock!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  7. Nede

    Nede Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcome!:)
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to post your question on the duck threads (Other Backyard Poultry) forum. I don't know how young ducks start laying or if it is mostly a seasonal thing. Welcome to the flock, hope eggs are in your near future.
     
  10. Nede

    Nede Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for your advice.
    Just so happens my duck was laying all ready, but I didn't know because
    the eggs were buried under the pine shavings! :yesss:
     
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