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What age can ducks breed?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Triplell, Feb 4, 2012.

  1. Triplell

    Triplell Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 29, 2011
    Brainerd, MN
    I have 2 drakes and 1 hen, I just hatched 3 ducklings and am thinking keeping only if these 3 if females for the other drake. I'm not sure but I'm not sure at what age can you breed them. The 3 adults were raised together. They are pekin crosses and not sure about the age. Since the hen ids dedtermend to keep laying that I would keep incubating them otherwise they freeze. Any info would surely help,

  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    Usually they start mating at 4-6 months. You should be able to determine sex at 10-14 weeks.
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    It's usually 5 months for me but Smaller breeds mature faster than larger ones

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