breeds that lay dark cream/light beige eggs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pysankigirl, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know everyone always wants darker brown eggs, but for decorating,I am looking for a breed that lays really light beige/cream eggs. I do have one girl now that does but not sure she is normal for her breed. are there any breeds specifically that lay this color? I love the look of the eggs I have decorated of hers because they look almost antique and th slight tint mellows out the other colors I put on top of it. I just would like to know what my options are.







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  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My bantam cochins lay cream eggs.

    You can look under any hatchery for tinted egg layers, I think that's the phrase you want to find.

    Also, most regular brown egg layers will lighten in shade a fair amount as they reach the end of the laying cycle, so eggs in the late fall will usually be lightest.
     
  3. pysankigirl

    pysankigirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    interesting...how big are their eggs?

    I am looking maybe at sussex or salmon fav's. I've heard sussex can be laying machines.(not that I NEED that, but it is nice to get eggs.
     

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