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Duck egg? The size of a marble and perfectly round...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newbyduckmom, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
    Found this near when I dumped the bedding from the kennel my Bumblefoot Queen's kennel yesterday. The other ducks had been in the area as well. I didn't get an egg from Mildred yesterday, so very well could be from her, but it is perfectly round and very rough shell. [​IMG] Shell is very hard, not soft at all. Have been given them oyster shell. Should I be worried? It was outside on the ground, so it's possible it is from someone else (another bird), but I would doubt it.
     
  2. KWAK

    KWAK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2009
    Michigan
    Shouldnt be anything to worry about... I have had ducks that will randomly lay "fart" eggs.
     
  3. ducklover700

    ducklover700 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 26, 2012
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    Could it possibly be that your duck laid an egg earlier that morning, and she produced a fluke 2nd egg that day? could explain why its so small.
     
  4. FarmGirl1985

    FarmGirl1985 New Egg

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    I have had a couple ducks lay small eggs like that when they first began laying eggs. Put a flashlight beam through it and see it there is a yolk or not - most of mine that small were only whites, no yolks. I still get them from time to time, but this is the first year my girls are laying (got them back in June 2011) :)
     
  5. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
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    Yolk or something. Pardon the crumbs - I cracked it open in a plate with the remnants of a coffee cake. Couldn't see anything with a flashlight.
     

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