Mallard Laying eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Buddydog, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Buddydog

    Buddydog New Egg

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    My Mallard has started laying eggs. 3 over the last 4 days. Is this normal? Will they hatch? I havent witnessed any activity with the male so I dont know about if they would be fertilized. She lays them inside the chicken coop in one of the nesting boxes. Which is ok since my 3 hens wont use the box they use a corner of the floor. (another question that I could use an answer to.) She isnt broody shes not sitting on the nest. I thought she wouldnt be ready untill Spring. Im new so please forgive my ignorance. Thanks
     
  2. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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  3. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    so they won't lay like my swedes and my KC? That is disappointing...
     
  4. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Mallards are seasonal layers. Khakis are just egg machines with feathers [​IMG]
     

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