will muscovies mate before the ladies are of egg laying age?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by spish, May 15, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    my girls are around 26weeks and the drake a few months older. ive not yet seen them laying but have seen the man having his way with them!
    would he mate with girls who arent yet laying......or could they be hiding eggs from me?
     
  2. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

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    Ducks will mate before egg laying begins...but it is also possible there may be a hidden nest too.
     

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