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Duck breeding advice

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by coalcluff7, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. coalcluff7

    coalcluff7 New Egg

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    Hiya I'm new here,
    I'm curious when is duck season, I've heard where I live it's weather dependant (April september) but surely you can't eat any of those eggs because they might be fertile????
     
  2. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    You can eat fertile eggs. It won't hurt you. My family we eat duck eggs and all the eggs are fertile. There's no duckling in them until the incubation process has started.
     
  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I, personally, know nothing about ducks. But, if ducks are anything like chickens, then I would assume you can eat fertile eggs. :)

    Good luck and, again, welcome!
     
    Last edited: Nov 5, 2015
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    X2 on @Birdrain92 's post, fertile eggs are perfectly safe to eat.
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on Birdrain92; you can eat fertile eggs. Just be sure that they have not had time for the embryos to really develop in them. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
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  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think some of us have already addressed this question on your other post.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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    Go ahead and eat those eggs. AS long as they have not been sitting under a broody bird or in an incubator, they are fine to eat.
     

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