any body know whats laying this egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by [email protected], Jan 22, 2012.

  1. red star

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  2. black star

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  3. rode island red

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  4. gold laced wandolt

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  1. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been getting a whitish egg it is really big, almost doesn't fit in the egg carton, i thought all my chickens laid brown eggs the one on the left is the egg, the one on the right is what the other brown ones look like. hear are the hens i have 3 green egg layers, red star, black star, 2 rode island red (i think not sure their red and I've seen them lay brown eggs) and a gold laced wandolt (all about 5 years old). I thought all those were supposed to lay brown eggs... any one know which one might have layed this?

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  2. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Overrun With Chickens

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    Could be any of them, but I would guess the RIR or the Wyandotte. It is a brown egg, just on the lighter tan side which many brown egg layers lay.
     
  3. GardenState38

    GardenState38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are your "green" egg layers Easter Eggers? I have an Easter Egger who lays very lighttan, whitish eggs--it happens. there have been several other posts lately from people who were disappointed that their blue/green egg layer turned out to lay white or brown eggs.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Either you have an Easter Egger who actually lays pale eggs, not green eggs - Or you have a Sex-link laying typically jumbo and thus lighter colored eggs.
     
  5. Ole and Lena

    Ole and Lena Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our silver laced Wyandottes and Barred rocks all lay "brown" eggs. We've seen anything from a very light desert sand, almost an off white to deep chocholate brown to eggs with a greenish or pinkish cast to speckled eggs. They seem to randomly cover the whole spectrum of "brown." The abnormal size eggs, either large or small seem to have the most color variation and differences in diet will change color hues if they get some real interesting scraps.
     
  6. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the green ones are the Easter egg ones i think, but iv seen them lay small green eggs (the smallest of all the eggs I've gotten and they account for about half of the eggs we get) i don't think i ever noticed these before (maybe the hen was eating the eggs), they are more White than brown I've been getting them pretty steady for the last couple of months. I'm pretty sure its not one of are red chickens because i seen one lay a small brown one 2 weeks ago. the only reason i am very curious about this is the size of the egg and i have a couple forming in the incubator and am wondering what the breed will be.
     
  7. maizy'smom

    maizy'smom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I kind of like the very pale green-egg-layer egg theory. It is a rather "cool" shade of white.....
     
  8. Tylerkaz@gmail.com

    [email protected] Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So one of these eggs hatched and it is completely black, so I'm thinking it is a black star that has been laying them.

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