Muscovies Are Laying! 2014 Laying/Incubating/Hatching Season Is Here!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kuntrygirl, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    My Muscovy girls have started laying!!!! :celebrate

    I only picked 3 eggs yesterday but I know more are to come. Anyone else's muscovies laying at this time of the year? How many hens do you all have? I think I may have 30 hens but I will have to count to be sure.
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I bet you have double that estimation. [​IMG]

    No eggs here and I have 11 girls and I just counted to make sure. [​IMG] they are awful sneaky about hatching them without us knowing right KG? [​IMG]
     
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I have two, maybe three hens on nests right now... and eggs all over the place, lol.

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  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Funny you should say that, lol, I need to go see how many more I can find on nests!

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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Might be a good idea. [​IMG] No one is even mating here except my youngest drake has taken notice of the girls and can be seen chasing one down until one of the older drakes puts a stop to it or goose patrol steps in.
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Three hens on nests, quantity of eggs unknown. Will candle tonight if it's not too cold, lol.

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  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I sure hope not. I know that I have a LOT of drakes that I have to process. :hit

    I will have to do a walk about to make sure they have not layed in secret places. :/
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Your scovies are setting on eggs? :D How many babies do you want this season?
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    I want more ducks like you want more *white* peachicks! [​IMG] Unless they pretty far along I'll probably dispose of them. Way too many mouths to feed right now. As far as future breeding goes, I think I'll try to breed just chocolates and see what happens, but I'll have to build a chocolate pen first.

    -Kathy
     
  10. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    No way, i was -22C this AM( that is REAL temp NOT windchill, add that it was colder) mine usually start back by Feb.
     

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