Egg Colors

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by FuzzyButtsFarm, Sep 23, 2011.

  1. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    I'm not sure if this is the right forum, but here goes.

    This hen mix, a RIR over a BO, laid an ivory egg.
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    Here is the egg compared to one of her sisters.
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    Her father was a RIR from a hatchery. Mother was a BO from a breeder. Is this a common thing. [​IMG] I wouldn't have believed it if I hadn't been watching. She was using a broody's nest while the broody was doing her constitutional. I was waiting to candle the eggs which were all marked.
    Just goes to show Hatchery's do sell barnyard chickens. [​IMG] You never know what you'll get LOL.
     
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  2. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks like her father but takes after her mother.
     
  3. FuzzyButtsFarm

    FuzzyButtsFarm Rest in Peace 1950-2013

    My BO's lay a light brown egg, so I don't think it came from her. But the Roo coming from a hatchery [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My Barreds lay anywhere from a light tan to pinkish tan to pinkish white to ivory white.[​IMG]
     
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