first egg /eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by stonecoldchey, Oct 25, 2013.

  1. stonecoldchey

    stonecoldchey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everybody, my 5 month old pekin duck laid her first egg yesterday and another today.
    Here is a pic of the eggs:
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    The one on the left is from yesterday and the one on the right is today's.
    I would love to see pics of your pekin ducks and their first eggs too.
    Thanks.
     
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  2. HollyDuckFarmer

    HollyDuckFarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are huge! Congrats!
     
  3. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Here's our duck as a duckling.
     
  4. stonecoldchey

    stonecoldchey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, sooo cute!
    We got another egg today but did not eat it because it blood in it. [​IMG]
     
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  5. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    I hear that if an egg has a blood spot (just a little drop) on it, it's alright. If it was pretty bloody, that was probably a wise choice.
     
  6. stonecoldchey

    stonecoldchey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It had some but not a lot. I didn't want to take any chances.
     
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  7. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Ok. Sometimes blood will be present on eggs especially if the hen is just starting to lay.
     
  8. stonecoldchey

    stonecoldchey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the info. :)
     
  9. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Yep. [​IMG]
     
  10. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found our first "squishy" egg, Shell-less, and not in the boxes but in the coop run floor. Is there anything else I need to watch for? Already have free choice oyster/egg mix and good layer feed. I'm thinking I have a new (p)layer in the flock, our comet is showing all the signs and someone is singing out there right now. Oh the joy!
     

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