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HOW OFTEN DO DUCKS LAY?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BackyardAnita, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. BackyardAnita

    BackyardAnita Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two mallard ducks 10 weeks old,
    a pekin duck, 11 weeks old,
    and a white & fawn runner duck, also 11 weeks old.
    How often do each of these breeds lay? I heard that the runner ducks lay every day, is this true? Are duck laying patterns any different than my chickens laying patterns?
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    The runner and pekin may very well be daily layers. The mallards more likely will be seasonal layers that will tend to go broody after each laying cycle.
     

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