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my 6 year old duck Howard

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by howardjohnson, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. howardjohnson

    howardjohnson New Egg

    Feb 25, 2013
    I have a question is it normal for my 6 year old duck to stop laying eggs the last time she laid was 10/17/2011 ,what could i do she makes a nest goes through the mating ritual, but no eggs.
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2013
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    It's not uncommon for a duck her age.
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

    Oct 3, 2009
    Western N.C.
    I have 3 Muscovy ducks that will be 9yrs old in July, it's been a number of yrs since they laid, one even sat eggs last year and was momma for first time but the duckling that hatched wasn't hers. I guess they go through menopause just like the rest of females do.
  4. howardjohnson

    howardjohnson New Egg

    Feb 25, 2013
    thanks , i'm gonna miss her eggs so will the kids at camp they love them they keep asking me when she will lay more.

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