Duck egg question

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by rcn11thacr, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. rcn11thacr

    rcn11thacr Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 1, 2010
    Lake City, Fl.
    I recently bought a male/female muscovy and a male/female peking duck. Only the pekings are laying eggs as of now. My question is that when i crack the egg the shell breaks faily well but the lining inside the shell is very tought and will not break without plunging my thumb inside the shell. It has been years since i've had expreience with duck eggs and i need to know if this is normal or if this is indicative of something missing or too much of something in their diet? The eggs are otherwise great to eat and i see nothing that is amiss.
  2. treldib

    treldib Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2010
    Southern California
    Sounds normal, the membranes on Duck eggs are pretty thick.

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  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southern California
    My runner duck eggs are like that. The shell is very thick also.

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