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laying eggs in water

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DeeDee60, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. DeeDee60

    DeeDee60 New Egg

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    Does anyone have a Duck that lay's her eggs in the water? She is a new layer this year and for the last several weeks she has laid her eggs in the chicken/Duck pen and all has been good. The last three days she has been laying in their little pool. I have two pools for them, a big cattle tank and a kids wadding pool. Of course, when she lays in the wadding pool the egg turns into the creation of membrane and Yoke. How can I encourage her to lay inside again like she used to do, and why would she lay in the pool??
     
  2. Cherib603

    Cherib603 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe she enjoys a water birth. [​IMG]
     
  3. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine usually lay before I let them out in the AM. But some days they go off and lay in entertaining places or just drop one when they are walking along through the yard. I don't normally worry about it. But if she's been doing it for a few days, maybe just keep her locked up longer in the AM until she lays in the house/pen.
     

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