Muscovy

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by boboshortbus, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. boboshortbus

    boboshortbus Out Of The Brooder

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    When do they stop laying eggs?
     
  2. Welshies

    Welshies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends. What are you talking about?
    If for the nest, most Scovies stop once the nest has 15-30 eggs.
    If for the season, most stop once there is less than 11-13 hours of daylight, usually in mid fall.
    All ducks stop laying when they molt, because they can't molt and lay.
     
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  3. boboshortbus

    boboshortbus Out Of The Brooder

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    At what age would they stop laying
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I have a Muscovy duck age 9 yrs who still lays an egg occasionally [​IMG]

    @boboshortbus Welcome to BYC!
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I have 5 yr olds who lay as good as when they first started. [​IMG]
     

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