Muscovys Are Laying !!!!!!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kuntrygirl, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    My girls have finally started laying eggs!!!!!!!!!! :celebrate :weee :ya :jumpy Now I have to decide how many babies I want for 2013. :oops: Decisions, Decisions, Decisions. :p

    Have your scovies started laying eggs yet? When did your scovies start laying? How many babies do you want for 2013? :)

    What do you think I should shoot for Miss Lydia? :gig
     
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine stopped laying (well the 2 that started) back in September they were about 6 months old. I'm surprised that you are getting eggs in December. Congratulations.

    I have almost 2 week olds now, 12 of them. I raise mine for meat so I will take as many as the girls give. They seem to sell pretty well around here so I figure if I have too many, I can sell extras.
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Thank you.

    Someone else said the same thing about getting eggs in December. My girls are soooo strange. They always start in Decemeber. And I don't know why. :idunno
     
  4. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    They all ceased around late Oct... No one has started up again, I don't want them too! I did have a few that laid now and again through the winter last year but i think now they are "mature" birds they have smartened up lol

    I don't think i am setting any nests for 2013... in the end i did get more ducks(like we wanted) but only one was our own hatch and we used one draklet as a trade to obtain 3 more, but it was a struggle to sell the remainders mind you when i did they were all gone in a single sale.

    I had waffled on adding 2 more ducks in the spring to round up the girls to an even 10 but i am leaning towards no and leaving the flock as it is.
     
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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Your so funny kg, shoot for, ya want to eat them or just have em flying around your farm? Mine haven't started laying and I am like GQ they better not either, lol I am enjoying having a little time without fighting my girls to get the eggs out from under them. Right now I am thinking no ducklings this coming year. But they may just have other ideas.
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    :yuckyuck

    :lau

    LOL @ shoot for. I was wondering if you would catch that. :gig

    I must say that I didn't totally miss out this year because a few girls took it upon themselves to hide out and lay and hatch a few babies. So, I did get a chance to see about 30 babies this year which was PLENTY for me. Although I do have a few males I need to process, :oops: I'm hoping the lucky ducks in the sky grant me ALL hens in 2013. :fl

    Well, at least I can dream. :/ :gig
     
  7. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    All girls? [​IMG] Let me know how that works out for ya, ok?
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    X2 ...Dream ON.
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    :yuckyuck


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    Ok. I will. :lau :lau
     
  10. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    :yuckyuck

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