Indian Runner Duck Question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by GuineaLady93, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. GuineaLady93

    GuineaLady93 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Last spring I bought some hatching eggs and ended up with 8 ducks. they were all laying very well. The coyotes got all but 2 (1 male 1 female) she has not been laying for about 2 month or so, (since their nest was broke up) they are safe in a pen now and I was wondering why she has not started back laying yet? Any Ideas?
    Thanks,
    Ashley
     
  2. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Some ducks don't lay in the winter when the days are short.

    As for why your particular duck is not laying, I don't have a clue. It could be diet, hours of light, molting, trauma, hidden nest, any number of things.
     
  3. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    My runners have not layed in a couple of months either. Mine stoped right at the start of the weather change so that is what i would say it is.
     

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