Who is laying my small duck eggs? Pics posted!

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr., Aug 8, 2010.

  1. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have

    These 6 ARE old enough to lay for sure.

    1.) Flip: Ancona/Magpie hen

    2.) Flop: Ancona/Magpie hen (?)

    3.) Benjamin Franklin: Rouen drake

    4.) Princess Heart Star Christine: Rouen hen

    5.) Heathcliff: (indian ?) Runner hen

    6.) Mama duck: Black Swedish hen




    The next 2 ducks might be ild enough to lay, but im not sure sure.

    7.) Foxy Loxy: Pekin (?)-(maybe cross) hen (in pretty sure)

    8.) Goosy Lucy: Pekin (?)-(maybe cross) hen (im pretty sure)




    The following are the ducks that are not be old enough to lay until next year; although ya never know.

    9.) Shaggy: Rouen drake

    10.) Velma: Rouen hen

    11.) Daphanie: Black Swedish cross hen (Mama Duck's baby)

    12.) Scooby: Black Swedish/Pekin cross hen (Mama Duck's baby)

    13.) Fred: Muscovy (maybe cross) gender unknown

    14.) Spider Duck (It's a funny story): Chocolate Muscovy/? (maybe cross) gender unknown

    15.) Ducky Lucky: Blue Muscovy (maybe cross) gender unknown



    Of these ducks, who is more likely to lay a small egg pinkish? The egg is the size of a medium or large chicken egg. It is waxy (a bit) which is how I know it's duck.
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2010
  2. Chickies-duckies-etc

    Chickies-duckies-etc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My muscovy cross duck (mom was a muscovy) lays very small bantam sized eggs.
     
  3. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pic below compared to chicken large egg.


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    ^andv Egg on Right is Chicken, Left is duck

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    v and again the duck is on left, store bought "large" chicken egg is on right

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    HOw old are Muscovies when they lay? Fred is (gender unknown) only 3 or 4 months old.
     
  4. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I now have twice as many ducks as whe this first posted, but never figured out who lays the small eggs. about the size of a grade A medium chicken egg. What kind of ducks lay lite green eggs?
     
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  6. SLWyandotte

    SLWyandotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm no expert, but i do know that boys don't lay eggs. so i'm pretty sure it's not your drakes.
     
  7. tdgill

    tdgill Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. gofasterstripe

    gofasterstripe Chillin' With My Peeps

    My some of my Runners lay small eggs.
     
  9. Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr.

    Mrs. BJ Hensley Jr. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I'm not an expert either... But ill bet if one of them did lay an egg.... It would be a golden duck!!!! (Who needs a golden goose when I got a drake laying eggs) lol
     
  10. treldib

    treldib Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nettie has a "Drake" that lays (or used to) eggs! [​IMG]
     

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