Two weeks ago, we purchased 17 full-grown ducks. We ended up butchering four of the males, keeping 1 male and 11 females (may thin them out later, we'll see). We were starting to get antsy for them to lay an egg, although we know that the egg laying typically slows down (if not stops) during the winter...but still, every morning when I would let them out of their coop and every night when I put them back in, I would check. This morning, there was one egg greeting me when I checked the nesting boxes. I was excited...Now we aren't sure if we should split it up between the three of us and eat it or have it bronzed (LOL).