One duck two different colored eggs???

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by McCordspeep1, Oct 2, 2016.

  1. McCordspeep1

    McCordspeep1 New Egg

    May 3, 2015
    Eugene or
    I'm trying to figure out if I have two females or a male and a female. I get two different colored eggs everyday but I see one of the ducks on top of the other and it looks like they are mating. I'm lost!! I'm curious if it's just a dominance thing. Any help is appreciated!
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Mating behavior can be dominance related. If you are getting two, very different eggs each day, then you certainly have two females.
  3. RachG75

    RachG75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2016
    Central Illinois
    sounds like two females. I have 2 girls and they both lay different looking eggs. Do either of your ducks have a curly tail feather? If not, you have two females.
  4. chickens really

    chickens really Overrun With Chickens

    I have 3 hens and two Drakes....I know, I know , I know.....One Drake per 3 to 4 Hens....Anyways long story about that but off topic!
    My Hens do get excited and mount each other in the pool....It is dominance and excitement....My one Call Drake has never bred a hen....Only breeds the other Drake....


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