Found our first Duck egg during morning chores!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by raisinemright, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. raisinemright

    raisinemright Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our first duck egg!!
    We got a few questions!!
    1- can anyone tell what breed the egg is from? We have 1 drake and 2 hen khaki's and we have 1 drake and 2 hen Muscovy's!
    Both breeds are around the same age born late may early June!
    2- would they be fertile, have not noticed any mating going on with either breed. And can they breed together?
    3- if we wanted to hatch them, how do we store the eggs until we have enough to put in the incubater?
    If anyone can help answer some of the questions we would be grateful thanks!!!
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    The brown is a large one from our golden comets, the white is our first duck egg! Kinda small I think!
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2013
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I am not sure but I would guess it could be the Muscovy, and I have read here that the first few weeks at least, not to try to incubate those eggs, the ducks' systems are still working out the kinks and they are not likely to be as successful as later eggs.
     

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