When do ducks start laying and males breeding the hens???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by jackrooster, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. jackrooster

    jackrooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When do ducks are laying eggs and the males breeding the hens??
     
  2. duckclo99

    duckclo99 Out Of The Brooder

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    When they're 6 mos. old (about) females will lay eggs. I'm not sure about breeding though....
     
  3. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    My young runners have been "practicing " for about a month now- and I have just recently begun to get eggs. They are now 23 weeks old.
    Alot can depend on the breed of duck- the climate or season where you live.
    I have checked the first few eggs for fertility and found the second and third eggs laid are fertile.
     

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