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could i get eggs IDed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ninny, Jan 14, 2010.

  1. ninny

    ninny Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    I have buff orps and rir. I know they both lay brown eggs. I'm trying to find out whose laying. I get a very light brown and medium brown eggs. Who is who?

  2. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    I'm not sure what kind of eggs the BO lay but I know my RIR lay a darker egg.

    ETA - Yep. checked into it and the BO lay a light brown egg.

    Hope this helped!
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2010
  3. ninny

    ninny Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
  4. angels4

    angels4 Songster

    I have a friend who uses a small amount of food coloring on the girls vent, each girl gets a different color, when the girls lay, the egg is smeared with the food coloring and he can match the egg to the girl.
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2010
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Songster

    Oct 18, 2007
    Quote:That sounds like a good show for DIRTY JOBS. [​IMG]

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