Problem Eggs...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by MrsKemmerlin, Mar 16, 2012.

  1. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two female Muscovies, one of which is laying.. At least I think only one of them is. Regardless, in the last few days we've had some funky eggs that I was hoping someone could help me with..?

    Straight out of the coop they look almost hard boiled! Some are completely solid, some are a little less solid, and some are just fine.. :/

    Any ideas? Suggestions as to stop this from happening? It hasn't even gotten hot, hot here yet!
     
  2. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hhhmm, thats weird. Never heard of it.... all my duck eggs come out fine...
     
  3. MrsKemmerlin

    MrsKemmerlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know.. It's really strange :(
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    are they young an just laying for the first time? they can lay some strange eggs when first laying. even though i have never heard of what you have discribed.
     
  5. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    If it is just the yolks, often duck yolks are very thick and can seem nearly solid. They are raw yolk color, though, not cooked yolk color.

    If eggs freeze, the whites will get cloudy and can appear nearly white.
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I read on here a while back of someones chicken doing this. They cut the egg in half because it was solid, to take pictures of it. Try a sreach on it...can't remember what the thread was called or what the problem was. Good luck
     
    Last edited: Mar 17, 2012
  7. Tivona

    Tivona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was it called a "Lash Egg"?
     

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