When will my swedish ducks start to lay?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by campyconnors, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. campyconnors

    campyconnors In the Brooder

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    Hello,

    I have two Swedish Ducks and I'm just wondering when they will start to lay. Or, well, when the female will lay. I have a male as well and I have already seen them mating, yet no eggs. I have heard very conflicting stories. I looked here and saw someone said they could lay as early as 14-17 weeks, yet I looked on other forums and someone said they could lay at up to a year old! My ducks are 18 weeks old and I'm really looking forward to their first egg! Thanks for the help!
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life

    I don't have Swedish I have Muscovy but most domestic ducks will begin to lay around 5-6 months of age. some earlier some later but usually around 20 weeks on. so you shouldn't have long to wait, usually once mine begin mating eggs come around 2-3 weeks later. Welcome to BYC[​IMG]
     

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