What kind of DUCK layed these? MYSTERY SOLVED (post#9)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by suenrob, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    I was given these duck eggs to hatch, but don't know what kind they will be. Any ideas???? They are light green (pic not so good)

    Last edited: Sep 18, 2008
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap

    They look like they are made out of cement![​IMG]
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
  4. Omniskies

    Omniskies Songster

    Mar 7, 2008
    They look a little large to be Black East Indies eggs. Probably Cayugas.

    Cayugas lay extremely dark colored eggs at the beginning of the year that slowly tapers off into lighter grey. Assuming they're pure ducklings, when they hatch they should be pure black. Sometimes they have a yellow bib that vanishes as they feather out.

    Good luck with your hatch [​IMG]
  5. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    What kind of DUCK layed these?????? <<<<<im betting a female duck with feathers [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    sorry,, i know nothing bout ducks,, but like looking [​IMG]
  6. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Songster

    Mar 17, 2008
    Cranbrook, BC, Canada
    I had Rouens, Swedish and Muscovies and they all layed eggs that looked like that.
  7. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Thanks everyone, guess I'll just have to wait it out and be surprised. This is actually going to be kind of exciting!!!!!!!!!!
  8. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Songster

    Mar 25, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    They look exactly like our Black Cayugas. Their eggs look like cement or a dark gray to almost black, if that is what they are then you have just inherited a beautiful breed !!!![​IMG]
  9. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Mystery solved! The father is a crested white pekin and the mother is a Cayuga/Runner mix.

    Anyone have that mix?? If you do, can I see a pic????

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