When do duks start laying?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by ticks, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. ticks

    ticks Pheasant Obsessed

    Apr 1, 2008
    The Sticks, Vermont
    Like Rouens, Pekins, Khaki Campbells?
  2. DrakeMaiden

    DrakeMaiden Overrun with Drakes

    Jun 8, 2007
    Kitsap County, WA
    Just about when you give up on them. I can't remember, but I'd guess about 6 months.
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
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  4. Jayare's Chicks

    Jayare's Chicks Songster

    Aug 25, 2007
    Florence, Alabama
    I had always heard 6-8 months but my Khaki's started laying at 20 weeks and 22 weeks and I'm still waiting for my Mallard who is 23 weeks old nowto lay.

  5. chickiedoodle

    chickiedoodle In the Brooder

    Mar 15, 2008
    Just about when you give up on them.

    [​IMG] So true. I had just about decided that my Khakis were never going to lay when I walked into the pen yesterday and nearly stepped on two eggs. They both started on the same day! And good grief, what do they do, play soccer in the pond with the eggs--I have never seen eggs that dirty [​IMG] Anyway, they are 22 weeks.​
  6. newnanchic

    newnanchic Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    we got our ducks in March and they started laying 2 weeks ago. Now 2 duck eggs every day.

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