My First Duck egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bckyrdchknluvr, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. bckyrdchknluvr

    bckyrdchknluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    YAY, my Rouen Shirley just laid her first egg last night. I do have one question though, any clue why she laid first and not Laverne? Laverne is quite a bit larger than Shirley. We assumed she was older. (We got them early Sept. they were born this spring.)

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    From right to left. Laverne, Shirley, Squiggy
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  2. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
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    Love the names! Guessing the duck was older or Shirley just matured faster than Laverne. I have two Khaki hens which were hatched at the same time. They started laying at the end of October, early November. One started three weeks earlier than the other.
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Because ducks lay when they are ready.
     
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  4. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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