Green duck eggs.

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by cheyfrie26, May 1, 2011.

  1. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed of wild duck lays small green eggs. About the size of a chicken egg. Its in Ohio.
     
  2. desertdarlene

    desertdarlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm, a lot of species do. Mallards for one and wood ducks. I found a chart online with all the different types and sizes of duck eggs, but I just tried to look for it in order to answer your question, but I couldn't find it. I will look some more.

    ETA: I found this one on a site for British birds, but it has examples of gadwalls, shovelers, and mallard on it.

    http://handcolouring.co.uk/images/birds eggs/fowhawk023.jpg
     
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  3. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    My Mallards lay pale green eggs, just about the size of a Large chicken egg. They are domestics though, wilds may be different. Not sure if other breeds lay green or not.
     
  4. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Its VERY small for a duck egg. Its like the size of a OGE Game chickens egg. I wish I had the camera with me right now! I don't think its a mallard egg either.
     
  5. Josh45640

    Josh45640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    where at in Ohio? I doubt it is a wood duck as they nest in hollow trees and wood duck boxes off of the ground and out of sight.
     
  6. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In central ohio. It was laying on a boat, and its about to hatch!
     
  7. Josh45640

    Josh45640 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You sure that its a duck and not a gull or some other shore bird? How do you know it is about to hatch? Take a picture of it if it does!
     
  8. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Because its rare to find shore birds around ponds in ohio. I candled it. And I will.
     
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  9. KlaHaYa Gardens

    KlaHaYa Gardens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *chants*

    We want pics! We want pics! [​IMG]
     
  10. cheyfrie26

    cheyfrie26 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will add some. The little booger needs to hurry up and get here.
     

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