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WEIRD egg...

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by heatherincanyon, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. heatherincanyon

    heatherincanyon Out Of The Brooder

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    Soo, we have 2 ducks (both females, both non-stable layers). For months they hadn't laid anything at all. Last week they started producing again~ YAY![​IMG] Well last night the DH went to gather and one of the girls was sitting on the biiiigest egg I've ever seen (smaller than an ostrich, but bigger than both of my fists put together!). It had that weird jello like film that I've seen several times with a first time layer, but, there was a hard egg inside the jello-like layer. First time I've seen anything like that!

    Any idea here ladies?? Thanks!
     
  2. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    With out a picture, it sounds like an egg inside of a shell less eggs (membrane egg)
     
  3. angie3881

    angie3881 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I love finding an odd egg-- but I have never found one that odd!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Smiles-N-Sunshine

    Smiles-N-Sunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My guess is the normal (?) egg went back up for a second coating, but only got the membrane. I know this happens with chickens from time to time, when they start or re-start laying.
     
  5. animalsRawesome

    animalsRawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you please post a pic?! [​IMG]
     
  6. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wanna see a pic, this sounds cool!
     
  7. heatherincanyon

    heatherincanyon Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll post one tonight when I get home. I meant to take one this morning... got to playing with the animals and totally forgot... The story of my life! [​IMG]
     
  8. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  9. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ducky Land!
    Oh yeah I didn't see that you're a new egg so [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2012
  10. animalsRawesome

    animalsRawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can't wait for the pic. SOOOO eggcited [​IMG]
     

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