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How many eggs will my female muscovey lay ?

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

  1. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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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 Crowing

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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 Songster

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    they can lay up to 180 a year if you dont let them set
     
  4. My muscovy went broody after having 15 eggs, and the other had around 19. So anytime now.
     
  5. Rogue_Woman

    Rogue_Woman Songster

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

    conny63malies Crowing

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

    poultrykeeper08 Songster

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

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