Eggciting and Egg question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goldntoller, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. goldntoller

    goldntoller Out Of The Brooder

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    Today for the first time I collected three eggs from the hen house. I took a photo:

    http://pets.webshots.com/photo/2822302970044473283KHXZjd

    This is my first green egg! Where's my ham? LOL I have an Americana girl but she's a mix (she has feathered legs) so we didn't know if she'd lay green eggs or not.

    So, I have three girls that are old enough to lay, they were hatched last May and some or all have been laying for awhile now. I also have two RIR and one Barred Rock but they are only 4.5 months old. The three older girls are a New Hamshire Red mix, an Australorp and an Americana X. Any idea which egg belongs to which hen? The lighter colour egg is brown, but very light. It varies allot in colour and size from day to day. The other day there was a huge almost white egg. It's always bigger than the dark brown egg. I usually get 2 eggs a day.

    Thanks

    Donna
     
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Very neat, I'm still waiting for a green or blue egg from my two EE's......
     
  3. bartryon

    bartryon Out Of The Brooder

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    What is a EE's
     
  4. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    beautiful eggs - congratulations! I noticed you have Duck Tolling Retrievers, correct?
     
  5. goldntoller

    goldntoller Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes I do have Tollers. I own 3 of them and I'm raising one to send to Australia, have another here for boarding for a week and another in for breeding. It's a zoo!

    Donna
     
  6. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Easter Egger..... the hatcheries sell them as Americana's....
    They also lay the green or blue egg - sometimes pink or brown! [​IMG]
     
  7. coloradochick

    coloradochick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC Bart, and EE is an "Easter Egger" hen. They lay blue and green eggs.
     
  8. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ..putting in my official request for Toller pics...[​IMG]
     
  9. goldntoller

    goldntoller Out Of The Brooder

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    There are literally hundreds of Toller photos on my webshots:
    http://community.webshots.com/user/goldntoller

    And some more on my website:
    www.goldntoller.com

    And for those going "huh" - they are Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers. The smallest of the Retriever breeds. On my web site - "Bizzy" and "Bay-Leigh" are Golden Retrieves.

    Donna
     
  10. ChicknThief

    ChicknThief Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am pretty sure the light pinkish/brownish egg is from the australorp. I just set a dozen eggsin the bator and that is exactly the color they are. They are Jody's eggs so YIPPEE, 20 days and counting till I have my own black beauties!! Great pic of the eggs.
     

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