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Are Mallard eggs green?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mandelyn, Apr 14, 2011.

  1. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

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    Silly question, I know. Are Mallard eggs green usually?

    What breeds that you know of lay green eggs? With a slight blue tint?
     

  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    Mallards have greenish-blue eggs. It depends on the hen. If you put one next to a white egg, it is noticeably "greenish".

    Easter eggers lay colored eggs also.
     
  3. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Songster

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    Yep, some mallards lay greenish eggs, though not always.
     
  4. ldrwnorman47

    ldrwnorman47 Chirping

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    So Daisy my mallard i think layed 3 grn and one brown is that possible?
     
  5. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    I don't think it's Daisy's egg. What kind of chickens do you have? Do they lay brown eggs?

    I have Speckled Sussex hens and they lay a light brown egg.
     
  6. Mum

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    I just answered on your thread.

    Basically, if Daisy is isolated and no other bird has access, then yes, it would seem it is possible!
     

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