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Ring teal ducks

Discussion in 'Ornamental Fowl (Swans, etc.)' started by Wolrep, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. Wolrep

    Wolrep Songster 6 Years

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    Was out in my duck pen today and got worried because my female ring teal is missing. After looking around the pen I was like ok I'll check out the nesting boxes. Sure enough she is in there with 4 eggs. I was so happy to see she has laid. How many eggs will she lay until she sets? Is it usual for them to lay this time of year? I am in central FL. I am new to ducks so any help is welcomed
     
  2. destinduck

    destinduck obsessed with "ducks"

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    Everyone of my ducks were late this year. If it was her frst ime to lay it may be just the 4. Usually 6 is the norm. Let Mom raise em if you can. I would try to get mazuri waterfowl starter for their first coupla weeks.If not I have used nutrena gamebird maintainence as a substitute or third choice. flockraiser.. Good luck and congrats.
     

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