how to tell musvovy eggs aprt from chicken

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by nfrost, Mar 18, 2012.

  1. nfrost

    nfrost Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2011
    I have an 8-9 month old Muscovy hen and idk if she is laying or not, but from the pics I have seen her eggs won't look any diff than our Leghorn eggs in size and shape. How will i know what her eggs is compared to our chickens will she lay in the chicken nest box?
  2. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2009
    Somerville, AL
    My muscovy's eggs are kind of tan. My leghorn's are white. There is a size difference, at least after the first few are lain. The first eggs are kinda small.
    There is no way that I could mistake them. The eggs will definitely be bigger. I'm not sure if all muscovy lay tinted eggs or if some lay white.

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