How do you know who's laying??

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

  1. iamcuriositycat

    iamcuriositycat Songster

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    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 Songster

    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.
     
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  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    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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