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Pekin duck laying eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pekinlove, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. pekinlove

    pekinlove Out Of The Brooder

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    my pekin girl is almost 6 months old she started laying eggs her first two were normal sized and today's was very small....she is laying everyday so far and I am incubating them, but I was curious if anyone thinks she to young to have an fertilized eggs???
    Ps: I have seen her mating with both of my drakes.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    If she is laying and mating, the eggs are likely to be fertile. I have read that for the first several weeks when they start laying, the eggs may not be viable - there could be hatching problems. At the same time I want to say that ducks often do what they are not supposed to do, so the eggs may be okay.
     
  3. pekinlove

    pekinlove Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome thanks so much for your advice!
     

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