Bright Green Egg White

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Nyssa03, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Nyssa03

    Nyssa03 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi - my daughter just called and said they cracked one of the duck eggs and the white was "green" --had a "grassy" odor. All the eggs I have given them were very fresh -- less than a week--- Any ideas? I got a bunch of lettuce from Costco and chopped it for them last week, but nothing else is different that I can think of. The ducks are Runners, Ancona and Saxony -- no idea whose egg it was.
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    That does sound very strange. I have not seen that in fresh eggs, only occasionally in very old eggs and I had assumed it was some kind of bacteria.

    Hmmmm.
     
  3. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weird. In chickens, thats nutritional caused by them eating acorns or shepherd's purse. My Storey's Guide for chickens only states it's the yolk though.
     
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