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

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

  1. pookiegoldman

    pookiegoldman Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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