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What Colors are Each Duck Breed's Eggs?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by swampducks, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    I swear I read somewhere that Rouens laid pale green eggs, and Runners white ones. I have 2 Rouen ducks and 1 Fawn/White Indian Runner. Almost every day for 4 months I got 3 eggs, 2 pale green and 1 white. So when some hatched I thought I knew who was crossed with whom.

    However, since I had my runner and the ducklings cooped up in the garage and the Rouens were outside, I have been finding 1 green and 1 white outside. They can't be the runners. Does this mean one of my Rouens is not purebred? Or do I have my facts mixed up?

    I sure got some interesting colored ducklings. The daddies are either a rouen or a Pekin or both.

  2. DuckyBoys

    DuckyBoys Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2008
    Well I just put a bunch of runner eggs in the bator and they were a pale green.
  3. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    Well, that explains why there was one big green egg, 1 big white egg and 1 small green egg. I couldn't figure out why one rouen's green egg would be so much smaller than the other's.

    And how that huge white egg came out of that little runner...it didn't! [​IMG]

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