Cutest Duck egg EVER!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Bleenie, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I found this in the new girls coop on Friday before we left for Ocean Shores(clam digging)... I couldn't believe how teeny it was, just too adorable! I THINK that my new girl, Sophie, laid it. She had just started brooding eggs when I brougth her home and i think she just laid this first egg on Friday, there's been a few more normal ones since.

    I held it up to the light and it looks like theres even a yolk in there.... Could you imagine the size of the baby that would hatch out of this if it were possible???

    Last edited: Mar 21, 2011
  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    sometimes the biggest ducks hatch out of the smallest eggs [​IMG]
  3. celticbird

    celticbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 6, 2011
    silver city
    Welllll try to hatch it.....why not I would.
  4. duckyfromoz

    duckyfromoz Quackaholic

    Jan 11, 2010
    What a cute egg- maybe you could blow it out and decorate it.

    I have my doubts that it would be able to hatch. A small egg wouldnt necessarily mean a small duckling- it may get to a certain stage and die from lack of nutrients available or space to grow into. It could be an interesting experiment- like incubating a double yolker- most likely the result would a sad one.
  5. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 2, 2010
    Cascade Foothills, WA
    I can't believe my little Mallards lay such huge eggs! OUCH!

    Awfully cute egg. I'd be reluctant to incubate it.....I like the decorate it idea.
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I don't plan to incubate it, It's just too tiny. IF it grew, the baby would likely get to a point and die because of lack of space or nutrients, like duckyfromoz said.

    It would be a cute ornament wouldn't it? [​IMG]
  7. The Duck ABC's

    The Duck ABC's Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2011
    May not even have a yolk in it.

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