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how long until my ducks mature???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DUCKGIRL89, May 5, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi, i have had my ducks for 5 1/2 weeks and i don't know how long it takes for them to mature so that they will lay eggs. I've heard that it only take 12 weeks but i don't know if thats true or not. i could really use help. [​IMG]
     
  2. gamebirdsonly

    gamebirdsonly Overrun With Chickens

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    depends on the breed but figure at least 6 months or more
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have 1 ancona 1 khaki Campbell 3 muscovies and one unknown. she is all black i think she's a black sweetish but I'm not sure LOL!!!
     
  4. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine started laying around 4and a half months (18 weeks) and she's a Pekin.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm just wondering how do you like your penkins are they layers or meat what are they for???
     
  6. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I htink her ducks are for eggs.There are not many people in this duck section that eat their pets!!
     
  7. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im not talking about eating im just wondering what they are generally for.
     
  8. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe the average is about 5-6 months depending on the breed.
     

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