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Chicken egg chart

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by petlove, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2008
    Skiatook, OK
    I am sure that some where on this site there is a chart that identifies eggs with breed. A couple of my hens have started laying. I know one is a buff orpington. I am not sure which egg is hers and which hen laid the other. The eggs look different. Any suggestions?
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Hens and their eggs can at times be easy to identify if you pay attention to your hens and get to know them. Many eggs do look alike and it can be hard to tell who laid what. There are differences in egg colors according to the breed but some can be so subtle you'd be guessing at best.

    What breed of hens do you have? Brown egg layers? White egg layers? I can tell my Marans and BR eggs from my BO's and RIR's but unless I see the other Rocks/Wyandottes/Brahma crosses actually laying the rest is a mystery.

    The link Katy gave you is an excellent resource.
  4. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2008
    Skiatook, OK
    Thanks for you replies.
  5. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2008
    San Antonio

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