how long does it take for a rouen to lay eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ducks rule, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. ducks rule

    ducks rule Out Of The Brooder

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    hi i have a rouen she is 5 months old will she start laying eggs
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    If it's autumn, she may wait till spring.

    What is her diet like, what are the low and high temperatures where she is?
     
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    she is running outside right now it is 30 degges here in mn it is autumn here
     
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  4. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Well, my runners and buffs don't lay much when they are out in the 30F temperatures. We got one egg yesterday, one the day before and none so far today.

    Their bodies are working to stay warm, and it takes alot of energy to make an egg. It makes sense that staying warm is more important than laying eggs. She may come up with an egg or two this fall or winter, but I would not ask her to risk her life. Lord willing, spring will be back in a few months. Okay, several months.[​IMG]
     

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