when will my ducks start laying?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by roocrazy, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    the hens are a mix of rouen/pekin/mallard/runner/and campbell. they get regular layer feed with greens and other treats.
     

  2. aoxa

    aoxa Crowing

    The spring most likely.
     
  3. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Crowing

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    They start laying as the days get longer, so soon.
     
  4. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    the days in my neck of the woods are about 11 hours long. and our weather pretty much is spring. our temps have been in the 50s and sunny... i guess time is key:/
     
  5. toadbriar

    toadbriar Songster

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    I'm in Mass and mine just started :)
     

  6. slimpys

    slimpys Chirping

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    I got my 3 Indian runner ducks in the mid to late summer and they all just started within days of each other. We have had a warm, sunny and dry spell here in Oregon and that seemed to jump star my remaining chickens and the ducks
     
  7. Has anyone ever tried cayenne to jump start them?
     
  8. roocrazy

    roocrazy Songster

    Jun 11, 2009
    minnesota!!!!
    FINALLY! well no egg but definately some breeding action!
     
  9. keckels

    keckels Chirping

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    I havent got any eggs yet from my mallards, but have noticed breeding this past week, so also hoping its getting close. My BCM pullet did start laying in the past week.
     

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