how to tell musvovy eggs aprt from chicken

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

  1. nfrost

    nfrost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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