How many eggs will my female muscovey lay ?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by poultrykeeper08, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my muscovey has a nest of 12 eggs and she still hasnt set yet . What is the average amount of eggs for a muscovey ? Isnt it like 15 ?
     
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  2. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    brenda(ahbee011) hatched 17 out of 21 froma muscovy, but i dont know if they came all from one mom.
     
  3. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they can lay up to 180 a year if you dont let them set
     
  4. lowcountrypoultry

    lowcountrypoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    My muscovy went broody after having 15 eggs, and the other had around 19. So anytime now.
     
  5. Rogue_Woman

    Rogue_Woman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weird question---are duck eggs good eats? Or any other large fowl eggs?
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:a egg is a egg , they are a bit richer and good for baking
     
  7. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i read that duck eggs are lower in kolesteral ( dont know if i spelled that right )
     

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