Pekin egg size. Just got order in

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Emmalion, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Emmalion

    Emmalion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I just got my order in of Pekin Duck eggs and one is WAY bigger than the rest. Any idea of what it is or if it is even a Pekin egg?

    I contacted the seller and sent the pics as well. Hoping I may have just got someone elses order by mistake but I figure I would ask the experts of their opinion about the egg

    I have 5 normal size eggs but I unpacked this bad boy.

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  2. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    1 of my Pekins lays eggs like that..just HUGE. I lopened a few and found them to be double yolkers. Not all that good if you are going to incubate them.
     
  3. Emmalion

    Emmalion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was hoping for just a double yolk. I was thinking I got some kind of goose egg in the order. I am going to be incubating them and I will put this on in too. I am just going to have to rig up the turner so it will not fall out. lol
     
  4. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poor Seller, Over size eggs don't hatch good same with small.
     
  5. Emmalion

    Emmalion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The good thing is she did pack them great and I got no cracks or broken. This is my first time buying shipped eggs.

    I understand that larger eggs along with the smaller eggs don't hatch well. But I was not expecting that egg that is for sure.
     
  6. Emmalion

    Emmalion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok seller got back to me about the egg.

    Its a dewlap african goose egg. She was unable to fill the whole order of 6 eggs and felt bad about it so she added in a a goose [​IMG]

    Now I gotta figure out how to incubate that bad boy. [​IMG]

    Thanks for your help guys.
     
  7. cbohn80

    cbohn80 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm curious how everything turned out. got any pics? and did the goose make it?
     

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