When do ducks start to lay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by morninggloryhatchery, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. morninggloryhatchery

    morninggloryhatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi!
    I have a female Cayuga duck that is 23 weeks of age. She hasn't started laying yet. was just wondering, when is the average that a duck will start laying?
    ANy advice welcome!
    Thanks,
    Joy
     
  2. maplesky7

    maplesky7 Flock Mistress

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  3. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    Uaually 28 weeks. At least thats when mine started laying.
     
  4. LittleSquidgenHome

    LittleSquidgenHome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About half of my little girls started this week, at 19 weeks. With the weather cooling and days getting shorter they might just not lay this season. Although at 23 weeks it would be alright to start a lighting program if you wanted.
     

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