Egg Identification??!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ms.cluckling, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you think of any common (not rare breeds or anything, since I got it from a rancher who doesn't show the chickens or anything--just for eating) Bantams that lay white eggs? Cause, I have one, and I think its a bantam. It's small, solid white, and its name is E. Egg e. It could especially think its a bantam because its hatching early (its wiggling and shaking and its only day 18)

    Are bantams generally good birds to have as pets? Arr they more tempermental or more shy than other chickens?

    Another one of my eggs is really long. The width is normal, just the length is huge, and I know it's not a double yolker, because I candled it. It is a solid light brown/beige and is named 7. Does anyone have any guesses as to what 7 might be? (I have lots of beige eggs, but none as as big as this fella)

    And yet ANOTHER one of my eggs COMPLETELY throws me off... It's dark brown with brown/black speckles all over it. It is medium sized, and is so dark, I couldn't see anything in it until day 14. that's when I was sure it was fertile. I've never heard of a speckled chicken egg before...

    I'm so sorry to be bothering all of you, but I am anxious to know! I'm new to this, and I've never raised--or even so much as touched a chicken before (except to eat it )

    Thank You!
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Silkies, cochins, brahamas all lay white eggs. I have no clue on the other one. Got a pic of it?
     
  3. kvmommy

    kvmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got an assortment of eggs and the one labeled welsummer was darkish brown with darker spots
     
  4. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup. i searched up welsummer eggs, and it looks about right!
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Sebrights also lay small white eggs.
     
  6. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sebrights, eh?
    are the eggs white, or cream, because the egg I'm talking about is a sort of off-white?
     
  7. pkw

    pkw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you tried asking whoever you got the eggs from what breeds of chickens they have?
     
  8. ms.cluckling

    ms.cluckling Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummm, I can't...because I didn't technically get them from him.
    I asked him for eggs, and he said he knew a friend, so he got some for me...
    I have NO idea...
     
  9. acire67

    acire67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Spangled Old English Game Bantam and she lays small white eggs. She is also quite friendly and talkative. There are many bantam breeds that make good pets.
     
  10. WisconsinChickenWhisperer

    WisconsinChickenWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Do banty Brahmas lay white instead of brown?
     

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