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Found another egg! What type of duck is this?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by mandelyn, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

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    What is she? Green waxy type egg, she had a nice crest but the 3 boyfriends have pretty well pulled it out.

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    She's the only one who could have laid this green tinted egg I found. The Pekin girl does white, and the Mallard girl uses an off-limits nest since I don't consider her domestic. I only grab "shore eggs" that the domestic types lay willy-nilly.

    I already have an egg from the Pekin, this one is totally different from that one.
     

  2. dumb_cluck

    dumb_cluck Songster

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    Definately a cross, but other than that I guess: mallard +runner + crested????
     
  3. DurhamDuck

    DurhamDuck Songster

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    Blue Swedish??
     
  4. TLWR

    TLWR Songster

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    Looks like a crested blue swedish - not sure if pure or not, but that's my guess.
     
  5. mandelyn

    mandelyn Crowing

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    The egg will definitely be crossed, the boyfriends are domestic Mallard with a lot of white. According to online research anyways. Egg might have gotten too chilled to be viable, time will tell.
     

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