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Soft Muscovy Duck Eggs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lfalle, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. lfalle

    lfalle New Egg

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    Lake Charlotte
    I have 2 Muscovy ducks. One started laying eggs about a week ago. She has had a egg almost every day. The last 2 days she has been laying soft shelled eggs. I noticed that she doesn't look as perky as usual and looked to be shivering. She is around 5 or 6 mons old. Does anyone know what could be wrong and what I could do?
     
  2. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    Sounds like she could use more calcium in her diet to remedy the soft egg shells. As for her shivering and less perkiness, Does her stomache a bit distended / swollen? If so she may be laying internally.
     
  3. lfalle

    lfalle New Egg

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    How would I go about giving her more calcium? This is the first time I've raised ducks.
     

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