Are all EE eggs colored?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mrandmrschicken, Jan 3, 2009.

  1. mrandmrschicken

    mrandmrschicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found a fairly large white egg in my coop this afternoon. All my birds are bantams. The largest layer is a Sebright. I have 3 ee pullets and a cochin that are yet to lay, and maybe an OEGB. All 3 should begin at any time.
    Questions are:
    1. Are EE eggs always any color but white?
    2. Do bantam cochins lay a big egg?
    3. " " OEGB's lay a large egg too, pound for pound, (ounce for ounce)!
     
  2. toddy111

    toddy111 Chillin' With My Peeps

    no, some lay normal colours
     
  3. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Is it white or very lightly tinted?
     
  4. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From my 3 EEs I get 3 very different colors - one almost kakki colored egg, one a pale green and one almost, but not quite white - tinted when compared to a white cloth - no white eggs around here any more!
     
  5. cherig22

    cherig22 Green Fields Farm

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    I have 2 older EEs, and have gotten 2 white eggs in the past two months. Has to be them.

    Cheri
     
  6. mrandmrschicken

    mrandmrschicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey pbj...
    It is pretty white. No tint that I could tell. Do bantam cochins lay white eggs?
     
  7. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Mine have never laid but I'm thinking that I hatched them from light brown, lightly tinted eggs.
     
  8. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Bantam cochins lay pretty small eggs, especially when they first start laying. They do get larger as the hen gets older. The egg can be anywhere from white to light brown, I think. I also have EEs who I think are laying, but I don't find any blue or green eggs. Just white to brown and all shades in between.

    Paula
     

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