muscovey question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by d1, May 14, 2010.

  1. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how many eggs does a hen lay per year?
     
  2. goosedragon

    goosedragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Central NC
    Quote:There are a lot of variables, Like how long deos the warm weather last where you are since they lay during the warm season only.How often they go broody? since they don't lay then either. WE average 87 eggs/duck in central NC where the duck house is often kept warm by the sun during the day (old greenhouse) and body heat at night when we close down tight.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    WE average 87 eggs/duck in central NC

    Do you hatch a lot of them?

    I grew up in Central NC, near Burlington​
     
  4. d1

    d1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok thanks. so i guess here in south ms she should lay until nov. or dec [​IMG]
     
  5. Red Maple Farms

    Red Maple Farms Wish Granted

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    Quote:It's really light dependent like most poultry, and doesn't depend on the temperature. How else can people in the northern states (MN, WI, MI) get muscovies to lay in March when winter is still far from over?
     

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