My 1 yr old Duck quit laying eggs 2+ wks ago!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bonnienonnie, Oct 5, 2013.

  1. Bonnienonnie

    Bonnienonnie In the Brooder

    Apr 17, 2012
    I have two young ducks - a pair. The female has been giving us usually daily eggs, but over the summer less. (We're in Florida).
    Then about 2 wks ago I realized she has not been laying at all. Not even sitting on her usual places where she would lay.
    Other than that, she seems fine - eats normally, and keeps up with her mate. The people we buy our organic eggs from say
    their hens are also not laying, so I dismissed as being the weather.... but it is going on sooooo long.

    Any ideas?
    Thanks for any input!

  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Is she molting? If she is having a long molt, it could stop her laying for a full month, maybe even two.

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