I caught my ducks breeding... nq pst 7 Will they brood??

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  1. Fancie

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    They were born in febuary... will they be laying eggs by winter? I figured they had to be a year old.
     
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  2. DuckLady

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    No, 4 months is about right.

    THe females will be laying eggs in a month or so.
     
  3. Trenary Duck Farm

    Trenary Duck Farm In the Brooder

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    Quote:What breed? All ducks are not the same.
     
  4. Marlinchaser

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    arn't they too young??

    I would have to say not if you caught them.
     
  5. xfilesnumber1fan

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    My ducks were like 4 months when they started..1 pekin and 1 crested..They started laying about a month after that...Cant say about my mallards my 2 girls were grown when I got them and my mallard babies are only 9 weeks...
     
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  7. Fancie

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    I have pekin ducks will they brood eggs and hatch babies... or do they need to be incubated??
     
  8. Fancie

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    Quote:you changed your avi... I sure liked the old one... I thought the girl was you at first and was jeoluse...

    I assume that everyones a girl on here till the give themselves away.. so if your not [​IMG]
     
  9. xfilesnumber1fan

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    Quote:you changed your avi... I sure liked the old one... I thought the girl was you at first and was jeoluse...

    I assume that everyones a girl on here till the give themselves away.. so if your not [​IMG]

    Have lots of x-files pics I change around...
     
  10. xfilesnumber1fan

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    Quote:Pekin ducks are not known to go brooding!!! Sure they have but not most of the time...Mine has never..Nor my crested my mallards will...
     

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