duck or chicken egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by johari, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. johari

    johari Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure if my duck or one of my chickens laid this egg. The only chicken i have that could possibly lay an egg is a buff cochin that i got a short time ago. But this egg is slightly green, and much smaller than my other duck's eggs. If it's a duck egg, it is the first egg from my female duck that I'm not sure of her breed. I did find it where the duck likes to hang out in the coop though.

    It just looks so different I'm not sure.
     
  2. AmandaVirus

    AmandaVirus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a duck egg to me. Does it have a waxy, smooth texture? Chicken eggs tend to be a little "rougher" and duck eggs have a smooth waxy feel to them.
     
  3. Starkasm

    Starkasm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like my duck eggs so I'd say duck too. Also, I looked up Buff Cochin and it says they lay a brown egg. That should help narrow it down :)
     
  4. johari

    johari Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh duh, i should have done that.

    It was definitely a duck egg. I cooked it up for lunch. Mmm, good.

     
  5. Starkasm

    Starkasm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Now that would have worked regardless of what it was lol!
    My brother prefers duck eggs over chicken and is always here looking to get some!!
     

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