Green egg....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by GAChknGirl, Nov 13, 2009.

  1. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed of duck would lay a green egg i have a mallard hen a crested hen and a call duck hen but i know it wont be laying yet any ideas??
     
  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    I know Cayugas lay green/black eggs, but don't know about the ones you have.
     
  3. sianara

    sianara Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well my Crested is mallard colored, and she has been going into the coop a lot im in illinois my MIL called and said she found a green egg...

    Here is my Crested

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  5. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    The only duck I havehat lays greeneggs is my buff crosses (mallard ) . Not sure what mallards lay but my buff girl used to give me some big ol honkin green eggs.
     
  6. noriko

    noriko Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mallards are laying now. They lay White/Cream colore eggs. I think Mallard's egg color is same to Pekins, just differnt size [​IMG] Noriko.
     
  7. hammerhead

    hammerhead Out Of The Brooder

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    My Mallards' eggs have a green tint to them. Definately not as green as the Araucanas I use to have but they are different from my Pekin/Mallard mix who still lay an off white colored egg.

    Hammerhead
     
  8. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mallards do
     

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