Indian runners not laying

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  1. deonnemarsden

    deonnemarsden Hatching

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    We purchased 3 Indian runner ducks in june a mother and 2daughters the younger ones are now 6 month mothers approx 15 month
    We arnt getting any eggs can someone advice please
    They are free in garden in day and in a large shed at night have a pool in both areas and are fed layer pellets morning and night
     
  2. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help!

    Are they hiding the eggs? When ducks free range sometimes they nest somewhere else.

    You can also ask here https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I don't know anything about ducks. Mountain Peeps has left you with the link to our ducks section.

    I hope you can figure out where those eggs are!! Welcome to our flock!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    I don't know anything about duck breeds, maybe this kind is slower to start laying. Could you have a predator (raccoon, blue jay, fox, snake) stealing your eggs? The mother could be hiding a nest since they free range. I'm guessing the daughters aren't mature enough
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm a chicken person and don't know much about ducks (although I've had a few), but I have to admit that ducklings are the ultimate in cute. X2 on posting on our duck section where our duck experts hand out. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your ducks.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined the flock!
     
  8. deonnemarsden

    deonnemarsden Hatching

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    Thank you no they arnt hiding they just are not laying ?????
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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