Egg color

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

  1. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    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.
     
  2. Joshua G

    Joshua G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR layed darker eggs than my Barred Rocks.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Sorry all for the 3 posts. Thanks JoshuaG. That helps.
     
  4. Joshua G

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    You're welcome.
     

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