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Eggsperts Help.....What is the difference between these eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Bedste, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to breed my Black Australorps.. I have been trying to catch them when they lay eggs so I can learn who is laying what color eggs..... but they are all so fast or they refuse to lay while I am staring at them.. I have light brown eggs and brown eggs. I only want to incubate the BA fertilized eggs. Does anyone know how to tell the difference... The BA - BO - RIR - BR - SLW all look so similiar. Any experts out there?
     
  2. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

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    egg color can be different even in the same breed, the only thing I can think of is take the hen out that you want the eggs from
     
  3. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    My BA girls lay light brown almost pink eggs.
     
  4. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys...... that helps
     
  5. goldenluver

    goldenluver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    take some food coloring and mix it with patrolium jelly and smear it on the vent of the chicken that you are wanting the eggs from, it will color it's egg. then you will know what her eggs look like.
     
  6. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG what a great idea......! THANKS
     

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