Muskovy duck ???

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Lance27, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. Lance27

    Lance27 In the Brooder

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    Hi I have a pair of black muskovy ducks and I'm getting two eggs a day now for a couple days and I'm puzzled as to why or is it normal for muskovys to lay two eggs a day.
     

  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Maybe your pair is actually two females and no drake
     
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  3. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Songster

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    Mine have never laid two eggs in one day. Can you post a picture of them?
     
  4. Lance27

    Lance27 In the Brooder

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    I'm pretty sure they are a pair I cracked open 4 eggs that got to cold cuz of the weather and they all had bulls eyes on the yokes plus the femal is pretty dossier and will let you touch her and the male is very aprehensive and the feathers on his head stand up the females don't not that I have ever seen anyway they are also always together and she is the only one on the nest as for pic I'll try
     
  5. Lance27

    Lance27 In the Brooder

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    The eggs are same size as a xl brown egg perfectly shaped and an off white color and heavier than a chicken egg if you ask me and when I opened them the yokes are very large
     

  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  7. eggsellentfarms

    eggsellentfarms In the Brooder

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    If you post a picture I'm sure someone could verify the sex of your ducks to help solve this mystery. If you found two eggs on one day, I would say it's possible one duck did that, depending on when you checked and what her lay cycle was. But two days in a row of two eggs a day seems highly unlikely for one duck. Three days in row of two eggs a day for one duck seems impossible, so if it really is one duck you've got something amazing going on.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Muscovy hens as well as drakes can raise their head feathers. It's almost impossible that one hen is laying two eggs daily on a routine basis. All eggs contain a visible nucleus that some confuse with the bulls eye appearance of a fertile egg.
     

  10. kingfrodo

    kingfrodo Chirping

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