One of our Cayuga ducks has developed a bit of white coloring on her shoulders so it is now much easier to tell the two Cayugas apart. That means that I’m pretty sure that we just one very naughty Cayuga, not two, though both of them are the bored-est and therefore loudest of the ducks.
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We’ve been waiting for the Cayugas to start laying (especially since the other three have been laying consistently for three weeks – no pressure, ya lazy duckers!) and were also anticipating the black/dark gray eggs we’d heard about.
So yesterday when Marcus announced that he’d found a fourth egg, I was a little, well not disappointed per say, but surprised when I saw it.
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Let the ducks out this morning and they decided staying in their pen was NOT acceptable, not when it is 60 degrees and muddy! Snapped this picture while they were finishing up some lettuce that Meagan tossed them, I loved how well the iridescence showed up on the black cayuga.