What do you do with your duck eggs??

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Settler'sDreamFarm, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. Settler'sDreamFarm

    Settler'sDreamFarm █ [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    Aug 7, 2008
    Ontario, Canada :)
    I am getting day old ducklings in the spring and I was just wondering what all of you do with your duck eggs?? Do yuo put them in chicken egg cartons or do they make egg cartons for duck eggs??
  2. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Depending on the egg size they should fit in the large or jumbo boxes. Duck eggs are great for baking [​IMG]
  3. Mine fit in my regular chicken cartons but honestly I keep mine out in baskets in my kitchen. I only package them when I sell them.
    I hard boiled one dozen duck eggs last night and they are GONE already. Between hubby and three egg loving kids. I had one. I love my duck eggs hard boiled, the yolk is smoother than a chicken yolk I'm finding, and isn't dry at all. It's really nice.
  4. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Quote:Hmm, I'll have to try that when I get some eggs again. I usually don't like the yolk in a hard boiled egg. [​IMG]
  5. pirtykitty

    pirtykitty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 8, 2008
    Waco, Texas
    The yoke is the best part of the egg!!!! Even though so far all I have had is chicken eggs..
  6. Birdman18

    Birdman18 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    Queens, NY
    yep duck eggs are supposely good for baking, i should try oneday. Wonder if it would make a difference.
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2009
  7. obsessed

    obsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Slidell, LA
    You guys got it all wrong. Duck eggs are for cooking overeasy and letting the yolk drip on the toast. I may have to try the hard boiled.
  8. ShadyGlade

    ShadyGlade Chillin' With My Peeps

    I freeze some for those dreary winter days when the pullets haven't started to lay yet and the old girls are still on molt break. I find that the duck eggs are smoother after thawing, so I try to mix some in with the frozen chicken eggs also.
  9. fowlmood

    fowlmood Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 28, 2009
    northern Michigan
    I love my duck eggs any way you fix 'em. They have spoiled me. The chicken eggs just seem so, well, little and thin now. Those big full yolks of a duck egg are just so yummy.[​IMG]
  10. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

    Jan 26, 2007
    Mountains of NC
    Ours just end up in an incubator, ours or someone elses! They're too valuable to eat! [​IMG]

    Otherwise, ours are banties so the eggs fit great in a regular egg carton as they end up being the same size as standard chicken eggs.

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