First Egg Today! But whodunnit?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by denverdiva, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. denverdiva

    denverdiva In the Brooder

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    I posted for the first time today to this forum and then we found our first small but perfect egg. I was so excited I broke it into a cup before I took a picture. Now my question is which hen laid the egg? I have a rather small Andalusian and a Brown Leghorn both the same age, 5 months. Would anyone here know which breed lays earlier? We'll be looking for more eggs tomorrow.
    ~Anne
     
  2. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    do they lay the same colored eggs> just wondering cause i am not familiar with those breeds~
     
  3. denverdiva

    denverdiva In the Brooder

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    Quote:The little egg was white and I'm so new at this, I have no idea what color either breed lays. I lost my Egyptian about two weeks ago and I was expecting her to lay the first egg - pink.
     
  4. Rooster Cogburn Jr.

    Rooster Cogburn Jr. Songster

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    Leghorns lay white eggs...not sure about the other...and they are bred for egg laying so there is a good chance it was her.
     
  5. Namble

    Namble Songster

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    I think it was the Leg'ern too.
     
  6. Eggs4Sale

    Eggs4Sale Songster

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    Andalusians lay white eggs, too. I'm guessing a leghorn would lay first, though.
     
  7. ClairedeLune

    ClairedeLune Songster

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    Probably the Leghorn, I agree.
     
  8. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    [​IMG] They both lay white eggs but I tend to agree with the other post and guess it was probably the Leghorn.
     
  9. denverdiva

    denverdiva In the Brooder

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    She skipped and day and we have had an egg each day thereafter. They are all the same small size but tasty. Will the eggs get bigger over time and when?
    ~Anne
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    I've read here that it takes a few weeks until they get bigger.
     

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