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Duck eggs MISSING! Shell and all....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by kyra359, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. kyra359

    kyra359 Just Hatched

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    Two eggs were in the coop this morning, and are now gone! There is NO sign of broken shell anywhere.

    The coop has no openings and sits on pavement so nothing can burrow. The eggs were in the upper closed part of the coop, which requires the ducks to go up TWO ramps.

    Could a snake seriously be getting to them? It is also winter here with about a 2 foot snow, so are snakes even alive right now?

    Do ducks eat their eggs? Including the shell? I have two females, a Pekin and a mallard. I am not sure who is laying.

    WHAT IS GOING ON :(
     
  2. wolfwood2186

    wolfwood2186 Out Of The Brooder

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    Could they have gotten buried? I think it's too cold for snakes. The ducks could eat them but there would probably be remnants of it.
     
  3. kyra359

    kyra359 Just Hatched

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    I searched through all the hay in their coop. There's no snow in there, and no holes for the eggs to fall out.

    MYSTERY CONTINUES [​IMG]
     

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