First egg today! Can you help me decide which breed layed it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by juliechick, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    I have two Blue Orp. Bantam pullets and two Barred Rock Bantam pullets in a pen. Today we got the first egg. It is a light, light tan, almost white. Now, I thought both breeds layed brown eggs, but I know "brown" can vary a lot. Which breed do you think would lay the lighter eggs?
     
  2. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't help with your question, but I did want to say CONGRATULATIONS! Enjoy! [​IMG]
     
  3. twister

    twister Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my buff orp lays a very light light brown egg.

    congrats on the egg!
     
  4. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i think the orps eggs will be lighter... i dont have any of my own so i cant say for sure but i do have BRs and they are a nice brown some lighter than others but brown for sure. i would guess it was the blue orps egg...

    maybe with this bump we'll get some more experience peeps to add their opinion....


    oh and [​IMG] [​IMG] on the egg!! now the fun begins!!
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Orpington.

    Rocks usually lay a medium brown egg, Orpingtons usually lay a light creme colored egg.
     
  6. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Thanks, fellow chicken lovers. I think the Orps have it.
     

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