Egg color ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by JLfarm, Aug 12, 2014.

  1. JLfarm

    JLfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hatched this pullet about 5 months ago and I noticed it's comb and face started to get very dark and I was wandering what color eggs she would lay
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The straight comb points to a not blue or green egg, I'd say brown as she just doesn't look like a white egg layer. Unless she came from a blue or green egg, in which case she may have some of those genes hanging around despite the straight comb.
     
  3. ILikeBirds

    ILikeBirds Out Of The Brooder

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    I had no Idea characteristics like the comb orientation altered egg colors. Are there any other characteristics that can help one determine egg color? or is the rest just assumption?
     
  4. JLfarm

    JLfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She came from a brown egg
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Since she looks like a crossbreed, its hard to tell for sure what color egg she'll lay. But I would guess brown.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    With those red earlobes, she definitely won't lay white eggs. I agree with the others; likely she'll lay brown eggs.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a brown egg layer to me.
     

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