Difference in eggs between breeds

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cackle, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. cackle

    cackle Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    North Carolina
    I have RIR and BR that are not yet laying but I am wondering when they do how/if I will be able to tell which egg is from which breed since they are both brown egg layers.
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Songster

    Jul 20, 2008
    I don't know about judging by color... but you could buy/rig a trap nest (a nest in which the hen is trapped until you let her out) and then only her eggs would be in there, so you could tell from that...

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