color of guinea eggs?

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by houndit, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    Are guinea eggs white or brown?
     
  2. PQ

    PQ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The ones we just got today are brown and different shape then chicken eggs.
     
  3. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    Thanks. I did not know how they looked. I thought they were white.
    Thanks.
     
  4. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

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    I've got lavender and purple guineas and they're light brown. And very small.
     
  5. feathersgalore

    feathersgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are also somewhat pointed on the end.
     
  6. gostlady6

    gostlady6 Out Of The Brooder

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    also mine had little dark spots on them.
     
  7. EC

    EC Out Of The Brooder

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    Guinea eggs are very hard, I have seen dogs try to eat them, but were unsuccessful. When using them for cooking, it is really hard to get them cracked.
     
  8. Debbienmousey

    Debbienmousey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Guineas lay a variety of colors. Their eggs can be white (Not fully white like chickens), brown, or tan. They might have spots or speckles. There may be a ring of speckles then a plain tan ring and then another ring of speckles. (I have a hen which lays eggs like this) The end of the guinea's egg is pointed. A guinea egg should be a little smaller than a medium chicken egg I'd say.

    I assume guinea's are just like chickens to where each hen can lay a variety of each color. Either white, brown, or tan eggs. With spots or speckles or none.

    I get mainly tan eggs with speckles. If you want I could post some pictures.
     
  9. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Guinea eggs.

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