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whats the difference between a young chicken and a young duck egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kerriliane, Oct 24, 2010.

  1. kerriliane

    kerriliane Songster

    Sep 19, 2010
    Langley, BC, Canada
    My ducks sleep in the metal coop ( a6x8 aluminum shed that was converted to a coop by prev. owner of house), where as the chickens all sleep in the chicken house coop which is like the hilton haha...
    well.. i get around 8 eggs a day in the next boxes in my hilton.. and 3 or so (mostly very little tan eggs) in the duck house up on the shelf area.. in a little nest the chickens have made.. the past two days I've found a little tan egg in the messy duck corner... and I dont know if a chicken is confused or if a Muscovy (around 14-16 weeks old) duck has laid them...

  2. bce181

    bce181 Hatching

    Oct 24, 2010
    My ducks eggs feel kinda waxy like wax paper. I hope that makes sense ha, usually duck eggs are a little bigger.

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