how many chicken eggs in a duck egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by raymondjames, Dec 4, 2011.

  1. raymondjames

    raymondjames Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just got a duck egg today. Making brownies, which call for 2 (chicken implied) eggs. Would one duck egg work? (it is big...)
    PS: First post in "Ducks" section!
    thx
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    If the egg is quite large then that sounds correct to me but I'm not much of a baker.
     
  3. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    That sounds about right. What I do is use two duck eggs (I have runners, eggs the size of jumbo chicken eggs) in place of one chicken egg and 1/3 cup of oil in my corn bread. Comes out nice and moist.

    I'd go for it if I were you.

    And Welcome to the Duck Forum!
     
  4. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Pekin eggs, they are BIG like whoa big.
    I use 1 if a recipe calls for 2.
    They are also so much richer aand yummy
     
  5. TLWR

    TLWR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With my runner eggs, I typically do a 1 for 1. Unless Ally gives me a monster egg. Cadbury seems to lay xl or l eggs and Ally lays xl/jumbo to gigantic now and then.
     
  6. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    with the runner eggs I do 1x1 also. my chickens are laying xxl eggs, and my rouens have laid eggs larger than that, so it might be 1x2. or maybe 2x3.
    I think in general an egg is considered 1/4 cup liquid volume, so you could measure one of your duck eggs and see what it comes out to.
     

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