I'm so impressed with how well my Ancona ducks lay!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by harriedhomemaker, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. harriedhomemaker

    harriedhomemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks are kicking my chickens' fluffy butts when it comes to laying. My ducks have a 98% laying average (# eggs I collect per day divided by the # of ducks). The chickens are at 53%. Both groups are young birds in their prime laying years.

    I should mention that my chickens received supplemental lighting all winter. The ducks - nada. I love having both types of birds, but these ducks are seriously impressive. It's really unfortunate that I am allergic to duck eggs [​IMG], but at least fertility is high now and I can hatch them and sell hatching eggs.

    Ducks - not only cute, but practical! [​IMG]
     

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