How do you know who's laying??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by iamcuriositycat, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 30, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    I want to select for great laying ability and I understand the basics (keep laying records, breed from birds with great records...), but... how do I know which duck is laying which egg so I *can* keep records? Tips and tricks?
  2. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    SPY!! [​IMG]

    Maybe you could set up something to record the girls, especially if you're not home during the day.
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2010
  3. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    can you put dye on their vent so it tints the eggs like you can a chicken?

    That way you could put one color per duck and have a whole little record.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 22, 2010
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    I have heard of people using different shades of lipstick on the vents instead of dye.... Only I guess you have to be careful where you store the lipsticks after use on the ducks [​IMG]
  5. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

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