My Ducks NEED to Start Laying! And Soon!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xIndigoSkyx, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    12 days until I need to start collecting eggs and still not one single egg! Have yours started laying yet? It's been a very warm winter this year and I'm surprised they haven't started yet.
     
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2012
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Mine won't start up until late February or early March
     
  3. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Welshies started laying in October and are still laying as of today. My mallards that I used to have also laid year round. (Not every single day, but close to it.)

    They are indoors in a pen with a night coop for protection. I spoil them rotten with peas.
     
  4. bexnd

    bexnd Out Of The Brooder

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    do they sleep inside a pen at night if so put up a light on a timer to turn on about 3-4 in the morn egg laying is normally a result of longer days not warmer weather
     
  5. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    My Cayugas stopped for the winter but I got an egg from my Welsh Harlequin and Khaki Campbell most days throughout the winter.
     
  6. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine have never really stopped.. i have some really determined layers here lol .. i think the longest i have gone without eggs is about a week? and that is since May...

    I am averaging 2 eggs a day... and have been for weeks now...
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2012
  7. Sweetfolly

    Sweetfolly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    None of my ducks ever start laying until the very end of February or beginning of March, and they aren't in full swing to the point that I could collect eggs to sell until the middle of April.
     
  8. xIndigoSkyx

    xIndigoSkyx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine usually start in early feb late Jan but this is pushing it... Starting to go insane :(
     

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