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Which egg should I be 'eggspecting' for the future?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Kattastrophe, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Kattastrophe

    Kattastrophe New Egg

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    Khaleesi, my 6 month old indian runner started laying last week! I just started her on a chicken laying pellet feed this morning, because there's no duck pellets sold near me. The picture shows her most recent egg, from this morning, her first egg ( both hollowed out of course, ) beside a loonie. While the first is smooth, smaller, and greyish; this morning her egg was like this! Course, white and BIG! Should I be expecting more of the large, or smaller ones? Thanks!
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    My runners started out with some very small, some a little small, and the occasional huge egg. It all sorted itself out to be more or less jumbo chicken egg size. Sometimes there is a grainy surface. My ducks have different calcium needs so it is a bit of a juggling act to give everyone all she needs without overdoing it.

    Congratulations!

    And Welcome to Duckdom!
     
  3. Kattastrophe

    Kattastrophe New Egg

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    Thank you! :)
     

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