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Change in egg color as hen ages--normal?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kansaseq, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    I had a Saxony duck for a little over a year, and she laid the most beautiful mint green eggs for me. I sold her this year to a fellow BYC'er, and she reports that she is laying again, but her eggs are always white. What gives? I know egg color lightens as the laying season progresses, but then is supposed to resume to the darker color when a new cycle resumes. I'm confused!
     
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  2. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think I ever asked how old she is, I didn't realize you had her for that long. Weird that her eggs would change now.
     
  3. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    I think she's almost 2.5 yrs old.
     
  4. aduckstolemyheart

    aduckstolemyheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know! TY!
     

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