Mallard or Pekin duck egg?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by srpaint, Sep 21, 2011.

  1. srpaint

    srpaint Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone have a picture of either or both? I am getting 1 duck egg a day but not sure who it is from. My 1 mallard hen is the oldest but my 1 Pekin is only a couple weeks younger. Like beginning of April to end of April difference. The egg at first had a very very what I thought was a light green tint. Now I am not sure. Maybe it is just more off white color. How dark green are mallard eggs? Is there a big size difference in the 2? This egg was a little bit bigger then my chicken eggs. Thanks!!
     
  2. TinyChickenLady

    TinyChickenLady Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know Pekin eggs are large (very large) and white. There is no mistaking the color of a Pekin egg. It sounds like you have yourself a Mallard egg [​IMG] Congrats
    Edited for google search: You definately have a Mallard egg!
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2011

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