FIRST 3 EGGS TODAY__WHOPEE! But I need HELP PLEASE

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  1. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Three of my 17.5 week old hens laid witin the last 2 hrs. (I know cause I check all the time--looking for 1-never expecting 3). Hard shells, nice size except for 1, smaller, medium brown with dark brown speckles on it. My 17 weekers are:

    Red sex links
    RIR
    Silver laced wyandottes
    Amber white

    My welsummer hen is only 13 weeks old but it sure looks like a wellie egg to me. Is it possible.
    Could you look at my breeds and let me know if any of my other breeds could have laid the brown speckled egg?
    THANKS!!!!
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    The RIR might lay a speckled egg, when things are first getting in order down there.
     
  3. pontoosuc

    pontoosuc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not a breed person, but congrats on the first eggs!!!!
     
  4. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you!
     
  5. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you LareePQG, you think maybe the RIR. I don't see how it could be the Wellie!
     
  6. GhostRider65

    GhostRider65 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    congratulations on the eggs happy for you as too who laid it I have no idea sorry, I'm still trying to figure out who laid my first egg yesterday and today another. LOL at myself and how excited it made me to find that first egg. again yah for your chickies and you...........
     
  7. duckinnut

    duckinnut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would bet that it was a RIR,I have 2 that lay speckled eggs,1 that does every time and the other every so often. She lays a light brown egg with purple freckles on ,its quite beautiful. Loosey lays a darker one with small pin sized brown specks on it and sometimes flashing on it.
     
  8. Tumbleweed Farm

    Tumbleweed Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks to everyone--all are in agreement it is my RIR.
     
  9. kristip

    kristip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a sex link that lays darker and sometimes speckled eggs.
     

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