Ducks can lay beautiful egg colors! Here is an overview of duck egg color, with a chart included to give you an idea of what to expect from 14 different breeds of ducks. There is also an overview of how genetics determine egg color and how you can breed ducks for specific egg color as well. Read more here…
What Color are Runner Duck Eggs?
Runner ducks lay an egg color that is somewhere between white and blue-green.
The Black and Chocolate Runners will usually have a “sooty” outer shell at the beginning of their laying season. But as the season progresses, the color can end up being as white as any other Runner.
What Ducks Lay a Black Egg?
The Cayuga and Black East Indian have a tendency to lay a “blackish” colored egg in the earlier days of their laying season.
Rouen Duck Egg Color
Rouens lay an egg that is slightly off-white.
Pekin Duck Egg Color
Pekins also lay a white egg.
You can read more about ducks breeds here, in fact, there are 14 breeds that could be a great match for your flock! It will give you a good overview of the duck’s characteristics and the color of egg they lay.