? about duck and goose eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cockadoodlemom, Oct 15, 2007.

  1. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Texas
    Do they look the same? If you have the same breed duck do they all lay the same color egg? The reason I ask is because I have 3 female buff orp ducks and not sure about 4 of 5 geese. I have gotten 8 eggs and 3 of them look like Aracaunna's laid them (except for size cause if she laid that then [​IMG] )
    Sorry but I am confussed [​IMG]
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    Ducks can lay different color eggs, like chickens do. You can tell a duck egg because it has a "waxy" feel. Goose eggs are just big and have the same feel as a chicken egg.
     
  3. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 25, 2007
    Texas
    Thanks so much terrielacy I was beginning to think I was just crazy [​IMG]
     

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