Which eggs are which?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by PotterWatch, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    I have three mallard hens and two cayuga hens. They recently started laying eggs (well, they've probably been laying for a couple months but they just recently started laying where I can find them). Some of the eggs are elongated and a nice cream color. The others are larger, more round in shape and have a slight green cast to them. I've been assuming the larger eggs are the Cayugas. Am I correct?

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  2. Orca5094

    Orca5094 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, the larger greenish eggs are Cayugas. Their eggs can vary alot in color, from black to gray to greenish. And they will definitely always be bigger than Mallard eggs. :)
     
  3. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    Thanks!
     

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