What time of day does your DUCK lay????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jayare's Chicks, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. Jayare's Chicks

    Jayare's Chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two of my 3 ducks have been laying for 3 weeks now and they ALWAYS lay at night. I come home from work at 3:30 a.m. and go out to check for their eggs and there they are, still warm. Does anybody elses ducks only lay at night? Do they lay during the day also?

    Jayare
     
  2. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my muscovies lay in late afternoon almost dark, and my blue swedish crested lays at night, unsure what time of night, i think it is because in their coop i do not have nest boxes installed yet, its all on the ground, so they feel safer laying when its darker is my theory for mine! but maybe its a common thing?? maybe some others will chime in
     
  3. mahsmaj

    mahsmaj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My two pekin hens lay at night also. Sometimes they will lay real early in the morning. And you can tell because their eggs will either be warm or cold at seven O'clock in the morning when I go to collect them.
     

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