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How many eggs can ducks lay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Ducks-love-me, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Ducks-love-me

    Ducks-love-me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I own 6 ducks how many can they lay? 2 are girl Swedish blacks 2 are girl mallard 2 are boy Swedish blacks. :p:p
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The mallards will probably go broody after laying what they regard as a clutch - will vary greatly depending upon the individual and strain. The Swedish will lay far more eggs and may or may not go broody.
     
  3. Ducks-love-me

    Ducks-love-me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thankyou :)
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    your avatar makes me think of a chorus line. So cute! [​IMG]

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  5. Ducks-love-me

    Ducks-love-me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :) they are really cute :) does anyone know where a good place to sell eggs or hatched ducks would be :/ first year with ducks:/
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    A farmers market would be a good place to try and sell eggs or place an ad at your feed store, as far as ducklings, just remember those you can't sell will be with you so think really good on if you want to go that route. and please don't think if you have ducklings and they don't sell they can go live in the local pond or lake, domestic ducks don't fare well being dumped, they don't have the best life eating junk food people bring to feed them and they can't fly so getting away from predators is not easy. As you can tell this is very important to me since a couple ears ago someone posted pics of domestic ducks that had to fend for themselves in the wild and it wasn't nice. Very sad actually. So hatching ducklings to sell might sound like a way to make money but it's not something you want to do unless your prepared to keep the ones that don't sell. To me my ducks are just as important as my dogs they are pets first and repay me for my love and protection by giving me eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. Ducks-love-me

    Ducks-love-me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I defiantly won't dump them. The ones i own were dumped and obviously domesticly dumped because they all let me pet them. We own a lake behind our house and knew they would freeze so we saved them. I would never treat my ducklings the way my new ducks were treated. I am glad people care in this world like you.
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!
     
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  9. Ducks-love-me

    Ducks-love-me Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you too. All the people put there who care about ducks rocks! Merry christmas :highfive:
     

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