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duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Chick_in_Indiana, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. Chick_in_Indiana

    Chick_in_Indiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found 2 eggs in the coop today and they were in the staw where my 2 ducks sleep. I just got the ducks about 3 weeks ago and they are both adults and I was told males. The eggs where white but kind of see thru with a pinkish tint and they where quite a bit larger then the green eggs my chickens lay. Does that sound like duck eggs?
    Can anyone help? Thanks a bunch.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2007
  2. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    What do you need to know?not meaning that to sound bad.......I get 2 duck eggs a day...so big arent they.they get bigger as they lay more too....
     
  3. Kristina

    Kristina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well what kind of ducks do you have? What do they look like? Any curly drake feathers on the tails. Any pics? That could help us figure out if they are actually males or if there previous owner was confused. If not do you possibly have any new layers in your bunch?
     
  4. chickenranchwife

    chickenranchwife Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you feel the eggs, they have a waxy feel to them. You will know the difference between chicken eggs and duck eggs if you feel both at the same time. Duck eggs are usually bigger than chicken eggs. To tell if you have a male or not, the male (drake) are different colored. I have three ducks, one male and two female.
     

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