Rouen Duck Eggs STILL not fertile?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by pookiegoldman, Jan 22, 2011.

  1. pookiegoldman

    pookiegoldman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aug 3, 2010
    Grand Isle, Louisiana
    I've got 19 Rouen duck eggs in the incubator right now, at day 9. I just candled them to find ZERO fertile. The last time I incubated some (October or so) there was maybe 1 egg that had signs of an early death. The Rouen ducks are 9 months old. Is it just the cold weather now?? Do they stop mating in winter? I haven't witnessed them mating in a while, but then again, like my husband's friend said when he told him that he never saw them mate..."Maybe they've got some dignity.. Exactly how many people have seen you s**** your old lady??"
     
  2. happyhens44

    happyhens44 BroodyAddict

    Apr 25, 2010
    Northern WI
    I have one female mallard and a male pekin and he mates her still, Just not as often. once every 3 days. I havent got a egg in a while I was thinking of saving eggs and hatching some but I havent got on in 3 weeks [​IMG] oh well. But I have a different breed so im not sure is the mating habbits are the same?
     

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