Most of us are most familiar with chicken eggs. Eating other bird's eggs may sound strange or at least uncommon, but here's the thing- there are multiple health benefits and it's fun to change things up a bit sometimes! The two things I've noticed the most about duck eggs is first, obviously their size. They are larger than your usual large or even extra large chicken eggs. We even tried to use old extra-large egg cartons and the lids won't close. The second thing, the yolks are huge! The yolk to white ratio is larger and I think that's one of the reasons you may have heard that duck eggs are often preferred for baking cakes and the like. Here is a post on the difference between duck eggs and chicken eggs from The Free Range Life, if you'd like to know more!