Is this a duck egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by youngbaedong, Oct 24, 2013.

  1. youngbaedong

    youngbaedong Out Of The Brooder

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    I own two female pekin ducks and I'd like to know if the egg on the left is a duck egg or a chicken egg?

    The egg on the right is one of my Leghorn's egg just to compare.
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    Also sorry that it's a little dirty. I heard that it's best to clean them off when you're going to eat or give the eggs away.
     
  2. Looks like one! My duck eggs are bigger than the hens, but I have a few duck hens who lay tiny eggs.
    Dow the shell feel waxy or smoother? Duck eggs tend to have a different texture.
     
  3. youngbaedong

    youngbaedong Out Of The Brooder

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    It feels softer than the chicken egg! :D
    Oh my gosh, if this is a duck egg than I'm so excited!! My little babies were late bloomers!!
     

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