No prizes for guessing who just started laying!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Highlander, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    It was in the coop this morning but I nearly walked past it thinking it was a dirty rock they had dragged in!

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    ETA: sorry about the jumbonormous pic! BYC won't let me upload pics any more so I used photobucket for the first time, I guess I need to play with the settings!
     
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  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    Congrats on your eggs Highlander. [​IMG]
     
  3. StevenW.

    StevenW. Lovin' My Quackers!

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    It surely could pass as a rock..

    Congrats! What breed do you have that lays that color of egg? Or is it just dirty?
     
  4. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    It's a cayuga egg. They lay dark eggs at the start of the season and gradually they fade. Couldn't bring myself to have it in my omelette this morning though!
     
  5. tbitt

    tbitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have heard they lay dark eggs........but this looks like a ROCK! [​IMG]

    That is so strange looking! I think you need to blow it out and keep the shell!!!!!!!
     
  6. Highlander

    Highlander Tartan Terror

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    Quote:yeah I thought about that but I'm not sure I want to put my mouth on that thing! [​IMG]
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    It's a dinosaur egg! [​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:It does look fosselized [​IMG]
     
  9. Chickydoo

    Chickydoo Out Of The Brooder

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    That's awesome... never seen anything like it!
     
  10. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    You must have a Cayuga.

    It's just the egg shell color. The egg inside is just an egg. No reason to not eat it. Except that the egg is cool to show around.
     

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