Australorp versus Black Star eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Curlita, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. Curlita

    Curlita Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    Anyone know where I can find pictures of Australorp eggs versus Black Stars? I know they both lay brown eggs, but I'm wondering if I'll be able to tell the difference when they start laying.
  2. smith2

    smith2 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 5, 2008
    Paris, TN
    I have both of those breeds and I can't tell the difference. The Black Star might be a little larger egg than the other, but I can't really tell.
  3. J. Jamison

    J. Jamison Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 2, 2008
    NE Arkansas
    I have 10 australorp hens and 1 black star hen. The black star hen lays EVERYDAY. Her eggs are brown too but they are bigger. Nomatter how many eggs I get a day, I can always tell which egg she laid because its always so much bigger.
  4. chickenlickin8

    chickenlickin8 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2008
    Valrico, Florida
    My Coop
    HI, my Australorp lays every day and she gives me a beautiful flawless light brown egg (no speckles)....I have a black sex-link...some call a Black Star and she lays a lighter egg with white speckles on it. I always know whose egg is whose [​IMG]

    Here's a pic of the Australorp egg......


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