Duck and Goose Eggs For Decorating
All goose eggs are laid in the spring, with the infertile eggs being blown and cleaned at that time. Most sizes are available year round but some sizes sell out quickly (10.5", 11.5" and 12"). Duck eggs are produced year round and the necessary infertile eggs are blown as orders are received.
A centering tool is used to center the one hole in the large end of the egg. Most holes are 3/16" in diameter.
The cleaning of the eggs depends on your instructions:
1) Most common method: After blowing, the eggs are washed with a mild muriatic acid solution to remove
stains, rinsed with fresh water and allowed to drip dry.
2) No Acid Method: The procedure is the same except a mild soap is used instead of the muriatic acid. This
is the recommend procedure if you will be dying the eggs, such as Pysanky, as acid prevents the dyes
from adhering well to the shell. As it is difficult and time consuming to wash only with soap, there is an
additional charge of $.25 per egg using the No Acid Method.
The sizes for the goose eggs show their largest circumference. We measure from the hole, around the other end of the egg and back to the hole.
These sizes are the minimum for that price. In other words, a 9.5" egg measures anywhere from 9.5" to 9.99" in circumference.
Duck eggs are sized according to their weight, not their circumference, when they are washed and weighed prior to placement in our incubators each day. Measurements shown are typical of that size of egg.
Blue duck eggs are available in pee wee, small and medium. They are an additional $.25 each.
Freight is in addition to these prices and breakage is rarely a problem. Goose eggs are packed in cases of 45 or 90 except for the 8" eggs which are
packed 120 per case and the 10.5"-12.5" eggs which are wrapped individually. Duck egg cases hold 100 or 200 eggs. You do not need to order complete cases.
You can order any quantity of any size as long as the total is at least $31.00, excluding freight.
I hope we can be your supplier of blown duck and goose eggs. All eggs are carefully inspected as we only want to ship you the very best.