CALL DUCK EGGS

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  1. CHICKENSNUS

    CHICKENSNUS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MY SON AND I ARE LOOKING FOR SOME CALL DUCK EGGS TO HATCH WITH HIS CLASS WE ARE HOPING FOR SOME BUTTERSCOTCH, SNOWY OR WHITE BUT ANY WILL DO
    THANKS
     
  2. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

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    Right now it will probably be difficult to find call duck eggs because it is not the season for them. I know mine only lay throughout the spring and summer.
     
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Call duck eggs are not easy to hatch. You would probably have better luck with some chicken eggs.
     
  4. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    If anyone is still getting call duck eggs this time of year, the fertility is going to be way down! Best to wait until spring.....and call duck eggs are hard to hatch in an incubator. I suggest one of 2 things.........1: get really good at hatching chicken eggs and then try call duck eggs 2: buy a few Silkie hens and place eggs under them( spray the eggs lightly every couple of days with luke warm water)
     
  5. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    I'd have to disagree about the fertility on the call eggs. I had my snowy call girl lay 6 eggs (before she was killed) and all 6 were fertile. One was cracked when some chickens hatched as the eggs were set only a week, and Saturday I expect 5 baby snowies to hatch.
    JMO,
    Kristi
     

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