When will ducks lay again??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by scooterward, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. scooterward

    scooterward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 2 Cayuga ducks stopped laying this winter and haven't started back up yet. I keep thinking it's going to be any day now but it's not. [​IMG] So my question is when will they start laying again? They will be a year old next month.
     
  2. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Probably mid April. The daylight hours is what prompts them to begin laying.

    ETA: Make sure they are getting sufficient nutrition as well. No calcium=no shells=no eggs. Might want to reevaluate their nutrition and make sure they have ample ammounts of the necessary things to produce the eggs.
     
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  3. scooterward

    scooterward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your response.

    They are on organic layer pellets and I have a small bowl of grit. I'll add a small bowl of oyster shells today. They get good treats too.
     

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