Can you identify this egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamaMarcy, Oct 29, 2011.

  1. MamaMarcy

    MamaMarcy Songster

    Aug 28, 2011
    Snohomish, WA
    Our girls aare starting to lay...we're at 4-5 a day now (out of 10 potential layers...). I know my 2 barred rocks are laying medium brown ones. That leaves....

    1 cuckoo maran (bought her & was told she was still laying but I suspect she's an old maid)
    1 buff orpington (same as above)
    2 EE's (1 same as above except she laid green eggs for a few weeks then fizzled out)
    1 RIR
    1 black sex link
    1 white rock
    1 gold laced wyandotte

    2 muscovy ducks

    are any of these likely to lay a very pale brown egg? they are larger than my BR's brown eggs, similar in size to grocery store bought "large grade A?" .. shells are very smooth & semi-gloss to shiny. Only other difference I notice is if I crack one, the yolk looks normal but the "clear" part is stark clear vs a yellow tint like my BR's have...


    Last edited: Oct 29, 2011
  2. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Songster

    Apr 11, 2011
    My black sex link has occasionally laid a pale brown/cream colored egg. Once I upped her calcium she started to lay eggs that were a soft tan color.

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