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post #21 of 23

thumbsup.gifGlad to hear they are getting larger. 

 

One thing to keep in mind is that different breeds lay different size eggs. My Golden 300's lay more of a medium sized duck egg (like an extra large to jumbo chicken egg) and my Buff duck lays a slightly smaller egg and my Black Swedish lays a jumbo duck egg. Depending on the duck you may never get some of the eggs to stop wiggling in the carton but over all they should be like extra large chicken eggs or larger going beyond a jumbo chicken egg in size. At least that is what my experience has been in egg size. I hear the Pekins eggs can be huge. 

post #22 of 23
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Woohoo! Not only are the eggs getting fuller in size consistently but today duck #6 started laying. So 6 eggs a day now! Woohoo! Still waiting for 5 ducks to start laying. Because I did the pelvic space check on them last week- I know who the new layer is this week. THAT was fun to know. It was my son's duck and he treasures that egg! lol

Ducks: various layers and breeding Silver Appleyards. | Chickens: Buff Orps, BBLR Wyandottes, Sizzles, Super Blues, Barnevelders, Cream Legbar roo, Naked Necks, lots of our own EEs. | Geese: 2 hatchery Brown African and 3 Buff African | 
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Ducks: various layers and breeding Silver Appleyards. | Chickens: Buff Orps, BBLR Wyandottes, Sizzles, Super Blues, Barnevelders, Cream Legbar roo, Naked Necks, lots of our own EEs. | Geese: 2 hatchery Brown African and 3 Buff African | 
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post #23 of 23

we have 9 breeds total, and our egg sizes vary from smaller chicken sized eggs from our indian runners, to too big to fit in extra large egg carton from our moscovies

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