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Weird black egg! Is this normal?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by lillyrosesmum, Jan 3, 2017.

  1. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Out Of The Brooder

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    I picked this strange egg out of our duck nest. We just got added a newbie to our flock so I'm assuming its hers since we haven't seen any like this before but is this normal? :confused:

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  2. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Yep it's normal for some breeds of duck especially Cayuga to lay black eggs!:D
     
  3. lillyrosesmum

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    I knew she wasn't full Indian Runner! Lol! She is at least partly but she doesn't stand as tall as the rest of our girls. Thanks
     
  4. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    What color is she? And do you have a pic!

    No problem!
     
  5. lillyrosesmum

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    She's black. I was trying to take her picture when my other Runner decided to photo bomb! Lol! :lau [​IMG] She's the one squatting in the back. She's a lot more grumpy and a lot less shy than or other girls.
     
  6. lillyrosesmum

    lillyrosesmum Out Of The Brooder

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    After looking a pictures of Cayuga ducks I can definitely see that in her! Her name is Mo because her feathers stand up in a mohawk when she's mad. :lau
     
  7. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Yep I believe she is the layer of the black egg! Beautiful ducks!
     
  8. lillyrosesmum

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    Thank you! We love our girls! :love
     
  9. Krazyquilts

    Krazyquilts Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    She looks very much like my two Cayugas. I hope they lay eggs as pretty as that! (Assuming that they and the other three lazy feathered pigs ever decide to lay any eggs lol.)
     

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