black duck egg? lol

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by casiejae, Mar 31, 2015.

  1. casiejae

    casiejae New Egg

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    I found this egg in my barn today.. just curious on what kind of duck could've laid it. I have alot of different breeds... and can't really pin point what hen would have laid it.
     
  2. needlessjunk

    needlessjunk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bet would be a Cayuga. They are known for black eggs. Over time she will lay lighter eggs. Mine is just under a year and hers are green but slowly getting lighter. I'm guess it will take her a few years for it to be white.
     
  3. Mrs.H

    Mrs.H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow cool! I've never seen a black egg, that's really neat!
     
  4. Kaessa

    Kaessa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cayuga, and I've heard that Black Swedish will lay the black eggs, too.
     
  5. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Likely cayuga.
    BEI lay black eggs also but they are usually smaller

    Anconas can lay black eggs as well but they aren't as common in the breed
     
  6. Icravepoultry

    Icravepoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a cayuga
     
  7. deedles

    deedles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How weird and strange. Our 5 Ancona ducks gave us these eggs today so the black thing happens with them as noted above. [​IMG]
     

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