Fake egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MamaDoolittle, Oct 31, 2015.

  1. MamaDoolittle

    MamaDoolittle Out Of The Brooder

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    Please don't laugh at this, but my kids and hubby wanted to know if we need to put a brown fake egg in our nesting boxes since all of our girls are brown egg layers. I told them I didn't think it mattered as some people use the bright fake plastic ones. They still wanted me to check with the experts here. Also, when and if do you need to put one in? Our girls are at least 3 weeks out, I'm guesstimating.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    You can tell your kids and hubby that one of the 'experts' agrees with you. [​IMG] I once had a mallard/Muscovy mule that went broody. I knew that she was sterile and very unlikely to even produce eggs. When I found her nest she was setting on 3 apples. Yep, I gave her some fertile eggs.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    [​IMG] That about sums it up!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    By the way, you do know the definition of expert?

    ex - past tense

    spurt - a little drip under pressure

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