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Do EE's lay white eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by charitydigby, Aug 21, 2016.

  1. charitydigby

    charitydigby New Egg

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    Hello! I have a mixed flock of older Australorps, Partridge Rock, & EE, with newly laying Buffs, 2 Longhorns, Silver Laced Wayondottes, Barred Rock, RIRs, and 3 EE's. Out of these breeds, I should be getting 2 white eggs, and the others brown, green, blue, pink, ect., Right? My young girls have recently started laying the last few weeks. I'm now getting 3 white eggs. Is one of my Longhorns laying 2 eggs, or are one of my EE's giving me a white egg. I've yet to get a colored egg from my 3 young EE's. (I have an older one who gives a large greed one). I'm baffled as to where this 3rd white egg is coming from! My 2 Longhorns have been laying for a month now, but just this past week or so have I been getting 3 white eggs a day. Thanks!
     
  2. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    From what I understand, EEs are mixed breed chickens that can lay anything from white to brown to green to blue eggs, and anything in between. So yes - it's more likely that you have an EE laying a white egg than it would be for one of your leghorns to be laying two eggs.
     
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  3. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my 6 EEs lays light pink eggs that looks almost white. The one on far left[​IMG]

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  4. charitydigby

    charitydigby New Egg

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    Thanks guys!!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Can you post pics of your birds, especially the EE?
     
  6. charitydigby

    charitydigby New Egg

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    Is there a secret to uploading pics from an iPhone? I've hit the icon above, then chose the upload from device, but it won't go any farther.
     
  7. bbhorsefly

    bbhorsefly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get a whiteish pink egg from one of my EEs. It is white with a slight pink cast. I get two shades of green, two shades of blue, and the whiteish from my EEs. I think it's pretty odd too because she has the head poof and floppy comb of a Creme Legbar.
     
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  8. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    You can not upload photos to BackyardChickens on the i-device App. All other mobiles work, but not the iPhone or the iPad.
     
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  9. bbhorsefly

    bbhorsefly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just uploaded this from my iPhone. Not sure what you're having trouble with. I did get what I thought was a black screen, but I just needed to scroll the page down to show the upload from device buttons.
     
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  10. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    That threw me at first, too. You have to scroll down when you see the black screen to take the next step. Then tap upload from my device and pick a picture from your library -the option should pop up at the bottom of your screen.

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    My iPhone uploads much easier than when I'm on my laptop!
     

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