When do ducks start laying eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Emma909, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. Emma909

    Emma909 Out Of The Brooder

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    What age do ducks start laying eggs?
     
  2. mommyofthreewithchicks

    mommyofthreewithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it depends on the breed but I had pekings laying at 6 months old. The mallards didn't start until spring which was 8-9 months and then they only laid for about a month and a half.
     
  3. Emma909

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    Thanks!
     
  4. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2009
    I have asked this same question on another link and the answers varied from 18-24 weeks....depending on the breed..does anyone know if this is correct or not??
     

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