My ducks arnt laying! HELP

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by DuckPan, Apr 1, 2015.

  1. DuckPan

    DuckPan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My ducks have not been laying, In the past 2 weeks I have only gotten 12 eggs from 13 females and 3 males. I live in Oklahoma, they are a year old. I'm losing a lot of money without selling the eggs.
     
  2. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Did they suddenly stop laying, or have they not really started up again after winter? What kind of food/supplements are they getting?
     
  3. DuckPan

    DuckPan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are getting 16% crude protein Food. And free ranging every day. Umm let's see, they started laying 80% through the winter and at the end of February and the start of March i was getting 11 - 13 eggs a day.
     
  4. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they getting a calcium supplement? Have they had any major stress lately? Predators around?
     
  5. DuckPan

    DuckPan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not that I know of. But I'm not sure
     
  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    They do have to take breaks periodically or their bodies would break down especially with the calcium they need to produce those eggs your selling.
    They'll get back into it in the mean time feed them as good of quality feed layer or all flock with plenty of oyster shell on the side and lots of good greens. They will be back to laying soon.
     
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  7. DuckPan

    DuckPan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    okay, thank you!
     

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