Egg Breed?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Clucker86, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. Clucker86

    Clucker86 In the Brooder

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    I am incubating for the first time and ordered 12 mixed eggs online unfortunately only 11 arrive intact. My question is can anybody identify what breed of chicken will hatch from these eggs? 20180120_154257.jpg 20180120_154257.jpg
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Any guess would be just that - a guess. Did the seller indicate any possibilities ? The small egg is most likely a bantam.
     
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  3. Squishychicken

    Squishychicken Songster

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    there are many chickens that lay those color eggs so we can only guess. I'd wait till the chicks hatch and grow there feathers in then we can guess the crosses.
     
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  4. Clucker86

    Clucker86 In the Brooder

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    Seramas, Polands, Sussex, Bantams, New Hampshire, Pekins or Wyndottes. I thought maybe they might be identifiable by the shape size or colour of the eggs.
     
  5. chickens really

    chickens really Crazy Call Duck Momma Premium Member

    What did you order?...would narrow it down then..
     
  6. Feathers4Fun2

    Feathers4Fun2 Chirping

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    Humm, Interesting question. Not having ever mail-ordered hatching eggs I would be interested in your experience of doing so. Who did you order your hatching eggs from? Do they offer a catalog? What motivated you to choose them as opposed to another? The other day I read a review of a hatchery that marked the breed of eggs they shipped. Sorry I can't help you definitely identify the breeds you received. It seems to me, the number one question among poultry enthusiasts is, "Is it a hen or a rooster?" I did come across an interesting project in the Netherlands called Project In Ovo that is developing a way to identify the sex of a chicken before it hatches. Hens are far more valuable than roosters and here is why. thanks for your question.
     
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