How big are khaki campbell duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by bufforp89, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Songster

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    can anyone tell me how big an average khaki campbell egg is supposed to be? I have got a strange range of sizes from really tiny to one bigger than a jumbo chicken egg from the store.
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  2. Goat_Walker

    Goat_Walker I Am THE Crazy Duck Lady

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    heres a friendly bump - I dont have Khaki's but im sure someone will answer
     
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  3. streemers

    streemers Songster

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    when my ducks first lay an egg is really small and slowly gets bigger or is a huge double yoker.
    but i think she will average the biggest 1 atleast mine did
    hope that helps
     
  4. headred

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    My khakis lay a range of sizes. One day I had the HUGEST egg I'd ever seen and it wasn't a double yoker. Haven't seen any others that large. They often vary in width too, sometimes long and skinny and sometimes just look like the average egg. So I think I'd have to say they vary!
     
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    The middle egg is a Khaki Campbell, the first is a Runner. In the second photo I have Runner eggs on a yardstick for size reference.
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  6. cityguyks

    cityguyks Hatching

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    Hello am looking to see if anyone can help me. Am looking for a couple khaki campbell ducks for my mother in-lay. I live in kansas and was wondering if anyone can direct me whow to find some that are alreday starting to lay eggs. Since she wants them for the eggs. She has one chicken thats laying but she wants to get ducks instead and i know these are the best ones for eggs. Thanks Matt
     
  7. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    Matt, if you can't find Khaki Campbells, what about Welsh Harlequins? I have those and my girls are laying. Welsh Harlequins are an offshoot of khakis. They lay just as good, don't fly, but unlike khakis they will brood their own young.
     
  8. cityguyks

    cityguyks Hatching

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    That would work specially if you don't have to clip the wings. We already had accident with the chickens one flew over the fence before the netting was up and ol'diesel got ahold of it. We got one chicken in the coop had 2. Can we put ducks and chickens together we plan on moving the coop and making a longer run for more birds here soon.
     
  9. Wifezilla

    Wifezilla Positively Ducky

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    You can but ducks re messy with their water. You will have to make sure the chickens can stay dry while the ducks are being ducks [​IMG]
     
  10. Taylor

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    the ones from mine are jumbo sized!!! they're even bigger than pekin eggs
     

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