Egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by paigeandclyde, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. paigeandclyde

    paigeandclyde Out Of The Brooder

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    so i recently rescued 2 new domesticated 7 month old ducks, one is a mallard and the other is i don't know and we found an egg in their area. we believe its theirs. here are their pictures:
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    do you think this egg is from them? what should we do with it?
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    sure looks like it, well you could eat it, bake a cake, boil it and feed it to you chickens? [​IMG]
     
  3. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It look like a duck egg!

    And your drake is a rouen. They look a lot like mallards, but they are much larger.
    Your female looks like a magpie.
     
  4. ducks_rcool329

    ducks_rcool329 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks like a duck egg. The other duck is a magpie. She is probably the one who laid it.
     
  5. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    If it was laid recently and hasn't been sitting in water, I'd rinse it well with cold water, wipe it off and eat it (as suggested earlier).

    Boiled, fried, scrambled, omelet, custard, whatever form you prefer.
     
  6. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks to be hers. The black and white duck is a magpie and the other a rouen or mallard but looks kinda big for a mallard. Clean with hot water and then you can eat it.
     

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