How old are they when....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by missred871, May 15, 2010.

  1. missred871

    missred871 Eggxhausted Momma

    May 5, 2010
    Perry GA
    Okay so I need to know, how old they are they start to lay. I have 2 Pekins and they are only a few months old but my curiosity is killing me....PLEASE TELLLLL ME!
     
  2. chasing ducks

    chasing ducks Songster

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    From what I've read it's 16-18 weeks befor they lay eggs.
     
  3. dab045

    dab045 Songster

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    are duck eggs good to eat? scrambled?
     
  4. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Songster

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    Duck eggs are delicous, but actually taste better scrambled if you have 1/2 chicken eggs and 1/2 ducks eggs. Duck eggs are much lower in water content so cook a LOT faster and have a stiffer consistency.
     
  5. classroomducks

    classroomducks Songster

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    My pekins hatched between Oct 27 and Oct 31 of last year and they started laying mid april of this year...so about 5 1/2 months-6 months?
     

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