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Mini Duck eggs

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by moselys, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. moselys

    moselys Out Of The Brooder

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    Question ... I have no idea what breed of duck we have. She is white and brown with orange feet. She started laying eggs 4 days ago and her eggs are about half the size of a chicken egg. Is this normal? Is there a breed of duck that lays small eggs? I haven't found anything on the internet yet so I thought maybe someone on here would know. Here is a picture of the egg from today. The white egg is our chicken egg and smaller brownish egg is from the duck. Thanks!

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  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Often, early eggs are very small. Do you have a photo of the duck?
     
  3. moselys

    moselys Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a recent picture of the duck

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  4. DeckDuck

    DeckDuck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, she's pretty!
     
  5. moselys

    moselys Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I like her too! I just wish I knew what she is. I got her from a local Amish family and they weren't sure which ducklings were from which nest. I had another one but he was killed by something a few months ago. My sister jokes that she is some new breed, she calls her a "goose-duck". lol
     
  6. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    Could she be a Muscovy-Non Muscovy mix (mule)?

    She is lovely!
     
  7. moselys

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    Anything is possible. I plan to get more ducklings and chickens as soon as the weather gets a little warmer here. More than likely from the same people so I am going to ask them what breeds they have and then try to piece together what she might be, or what mixes she might be!
     

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