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Waiting for pure eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Goose and Fig, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Might be a silly question, but I have to ask. I removed a muscovy drake from my duck yard almost 2 weeks ago. Now I have only welsh harlequins and one scovy hen. How much longer until I don't have to worry about my WH eggs being mule duck eggs?

    I know- if it was chickens I would wait 4 weeks, but wasn't sure if ducks were the same way. Thanks!
     
  2. Duckandgoatlady

    Duckandgoatlady Out Of The Brooder

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    Your eggs should be pure in 2 weeks. I would wait 3 to be completely certain.
     
  3. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Thanks! [​IMG] The dogs are going to be mad when I have to cut back on thier gourmet breakfast to hatch some.
     
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    Duckandgoatlady Out Of The Brooder

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    I am glad to know I am not the only person to feed eggs to my dog. My livestock guardian dog gets the unusable eggs. She saw the egg carton this morning and wanted to go into the barn with me while I collected eggs this morning.
     
  5. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Ha- eggs are MUCH better for them than all the corn that's in dog food now! Good for thier coat too [​IMG]
     

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