Egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lazy gardener, Mar 3, 2014.

  1. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

    Nov 7, 2012
    Does anybody have Plymouth Barred Rock AND Rhode Island Reds in their flock? And if so, can you tell me which chicken lays the darkest eggs? I have a friend who is supplying some hatching eggs, and she does not know which bird produces which egg. The hens are covered by a EE rooster, so it would be good if I could mark them before I set them. One girl is laying a darker brown egg with brown spots. The other is laying a lighter brown without spots. Thanks.

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