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Muscovies - how old when they start to lay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pbjmaker, Jul 16, 2011.

  1. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Can I expect any eggs at all from my young muscovy ducks this year? The oldest of the group are around 15- 16 weeks right now and are the same size as my full sized hen. My grown drake is chasing them down now too.

    They are seasonal layers correct? My grown scovy is still laying and I don't want her to stop!
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2011
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:My Girls started to lay between 5 and 6 months old. If your drake is mating with them eggs won't be far behind. Mine start to lay in April and finish up sometime in September.
     
  3. ian4379

    ian4379 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have some siitting now that started laying at six months.
     

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