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Identify these duck eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by KDailey, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. KDailey

    KDailey Crazy Cochin Lady

    Jun 27, 2011
    Bronson, Tx
    I need help figuring out which ducks are laying these eggs.

    I have a pair of call ducks, 1 blue swedish hen, 1 chocolate runner duck hen, and 2 what I think are harlequin ducks at least one female and hopefully a male.


    The two mint green eggs are slightly larger than my old english bantam eggs and the white one is larger than a normal chicken egg.
  2. learycow

    learycow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2011
    Southern Maine
    The smaller eggs are most likely your call ducks. They will lay smaller eggs than the larger ducks.
    My guess, is the large white egg could be your swedish, harlequin, or possibly your runner. A lot of people say their runners lay greenish tinted eggs, but I have a few fawn and white runners that lay white eggs. So it is possible that your runner hen is laying the larger of the 2 greenish eggs.
    The best way to tell is to separate them for a few days. When I want to know who is laying, I separate them by breed (make sure you have at least 2 ducks together, otherwise they will get lonely!) I do this for 2-3 days just to see who is laying and who isn't.
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    The egg in the middle looks like the same egg that my harlequin lays.
  4. jbourget

    jbourget Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2008
    eggs to the right and left are the call eggs
  5. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2011
    I'd say the middle is a Swedish egg and the right one is a runner egg, not sure about the left one though.
  6. MockingJay

    MockingJay Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2012
    Middle one looks Exactly like my newly laying runners

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