Got my first duck egg!...nvm

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kaitie09, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A chicken was just pretending...
     
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  2. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    looks like a chicken egg to me sorry [​IMG] thought mallard eggs were more 'whitish blue'
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I have heard that there is a range of color with mallard eggs. My runners (bred from mallards many many years ago!) lay pale green to pale brown eggs.
     
  4. ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack

    ShuckyDuckyQuackQuack Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool!!!! .... ENJOY [​IMG]
     
  5. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:that is what I thought too, but A person on here told me they were more brown.

    Just looked it up and they are more of a whiteish color. Oh well...
     
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    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    Quote:oh i didnt know that..all mallard eggs ive had were pale bluey white. you learn something new everyday!
     
  7. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    spish,

    I had read that black runners lay green eggs and chocolate runners lay pale brown to tan eggs - but the colors of my ducks are four black and five chocolate, and we get six green and three tan eggs. So . . . .

    And Sieben (black) lays bluish green eggs that are almost round.
     

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