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What color are your cayuga eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Aerie, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. Aerie

    Aerie In the Brooder

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    My friend is saying my Cayugas are mixed because they aren't laying jet black eggs. I get dark grey, light grey, greenish, and sometimes white eggs from my two ladies.
     
  2. Aerie

    Aerie In the Brooder

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    She's a little muddy. <3
     
  3. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Songster

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    Cayuga eggs vary from black, grey, light green, and white. They are typically darker towards the beginning of the laying season and get lighter in color as time goes on. So your eggs are perfectly normal, and that is 100% a Cayuga duck. Definitely not a mix. ;)
     
  4. Richb353

    Richb353 Chirping

    Aerie,
    Love my Cayugas:
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    When my girls start laying, their eggs begin smaller and near black in color. Once they get into their "groove", the eggs are slightly larger than a jumbo chicken and light grey in color.

    Enjoy,
    Rich
     
  5. RichnSteph

    RichnSteph Songster

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    We get nice large white eggs which seem opaque and slick, almost like a raw pearl.
     
  6. DemonicFowl

    DemonicFowl Chirping

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    E'aster(black) and Solveig(green) and a chicken(brown)
     
  7. buff goose guy

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    i love little black eggd
     
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  8. Aerie

    Aerie In the Brooder

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    It's weird that she's so insistent that they're mixed, then.
     
  9. Aerie

    Aerie In the Brooder

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  10. buff goose guy

    buff goose guy Songster

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    nvm
     
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