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Do welsummers really lay black eggs ???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by zuercher12, Apr 1, 2013.

  1. zuercher12

    zuercher12 Out Of The Brooder

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    my teacher told me they lay black eggs. if they do id like to see a pic of the eggs
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    No.. and use google
     
  3. FlashPointFarm

    FlashPointFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welsummers are known for laying a Terra Cotta colored egg, with a tendency to be heavily speckled. Welsummer Club of North America has pictures on their website of typical eggs.

    I don't know of any chicken breed that lays a black egg. Your teacher may have Welsummers confused with Marans, which are casually referred to as one of the few "chocolate egg" breeds.
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Unless the teacher mistaken a black egg of an emu with Welsummer LOL!

    The darkest egg I've seen are the Penesdencas...flighty nervous birds and I don't ever want them in my barn anymore.
     
  5. BGMatt

    BGMatt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not chickens, but Black Cayuga and Black Indian runners will lay pretty black eggs when they first come into lay, then they get lighter. It's really trippy.
     
  6. HappyHenLisa

    HappyHenLisa New Egg

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    Please delete this post.
     
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  7. HappyHenLisa

    HappyHenLisa New Egg

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    When searching on Google, I found every single answer from yes to no & everything in-between.... and you are obviously a snotty person for replying in that way.
     
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  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    I've had Welsummers and they laid dark brown eggs, frequently with very dark speckles on them, but not black eggs. I've been raising chickens for 50 years and I've never seen a black egg, nor heard of any breed laying one. The only bird I know of that lays black eggs are Cayuga ducks.
     
  9. koicrzyizme

    koicrzyizme New Egg

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    There is a chicken that is all black inside and out...even its organs are Black. They lay very black eggs.
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    koicrzyizme New Egg

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