need a little bit of help

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by phoebs, May 31, 2012.

  1. phoebs

    phoebs Chirping

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    hi,
    i have these call ducks 2 of them and my female hasnt been laying eggs.so i was wondering how old call ducks usually are when they lay eggs?
    thanks phoebe[​IMG]
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    My ducks arent laying right now either- Most have finished molting but still no eggs. Most likely you will start to see some eggs any time from 4 to 8 weeks from now is my guess. With the decrease in daylight hours right now- I am betting that once the days start to get longer at the end of June- that it wont be too long after that before you see some eggs. Different breeds can lay at different ages but most ducks will lay by the time they are 24 weeks old- or during the spring after they have hatched at times to- making it a long wait for some breeds.
     
  3. phoebs

    phoebs Chirping

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    thank-you very much that is such helpful information
    so how much water in there pond a little plastic shell
    do you think that will be big enough for 2 little ducks?
     
  4. phoebs

    phoebs Chirping

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    sorry that was not explained properly but i have a little blue pond shaped as a shell, and i was wondering if you thought it would be enough for my to call ducks:).obviously i havent got a picture here but by the info i have given do you think its enough???
     
  5. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    Call ducks are seasonal layers. They will lay the next spring after being hatched. So as you are going into winter now you have some time to wait for the call duck to lay.
     

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