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Formerly Muscovy egg or chicken egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Wulfandwyn, Feb 1, 2012.

  1. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Songster

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    This is my first egg of the year and I am wondering if this a Muscovy egg or a chicken egg?

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    The white egg is a store bought grade AA large chicken egg.

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    I am thinking Muscovy because my two older chickens were laying an egg every other day between the two of them in the fall and now I have 4 eggs in four days. And one of the chickens lays a greenish egg.
     
    Last edited: Feb 2, 2012

  2. ian4379

    ian4379 Songster

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    the shells are usually thicker on duck eggs, well, mine are anyway. the first lot of eggs laid by a new duck can be small like a chook egg.
     
  3. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Songster

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    Well I am sure they are the muscovy eggs now. The egg was much harder to crack open.

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  4. Wulfandwyn

    Wulfandwyn Songster

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    Well I think the duck inspired my chicken.

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  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

    My muscovy eggs are so hard i just about need a hammer to crack them.. [​IMG]
     
  6. tgi_chicken

    tgi_chicken In the Brooder

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    Plus the white can be like a gel compared to a chicken egg.
     

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