Anyone have photos of what a RIR egg looks like?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dandelionheart, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. dandelionheart

    dandelionheart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to be 100% sure that our new egg is from our RIR - do they produce darker eggs than BOs? And sometimes speckled with darker pigment? Thanks!!!
     
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  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Eggs will be any range of brown... it depends on the birds. Often, RIR eggs are darker than BO's, but not always. You can look at your birds vents though and the one who is laying will be large, wet, and moist.
     
  3. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are mine. They have gotten a bit darker over time.
     

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