Small Mallard egg

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Quacking Pigeon, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. Quacking Pigeon

    Quacking Pigeon Crowing

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    When I was outside in the afternoon I noticed a very small egg near the water in the Mallard pen.

    This is the egg compared to a normal sized Mallard egg:
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  2. Skipper81

    Skipper81 " For my yoke is easy and my burden is light "

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    103B4680-76DD-4125-8742-DC5A228A97F3.jpeg It looks like your birds first egg and the bumps on it indicate the mallard needs calcium here’s a pic of my Brahma hens first egg she’s my largest hen.
    Next to it is normal chicken egg
    My family tradition is whoever’s hen it is that person has to eat the first egg because it’s the best tasting egg the hen will ever lay
     
  3. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma

    Looks like a fairy egg. How long have they been laying?
    Nothing to be concerned about.
     
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