first egg today!who laid it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by toddfromMA, Jul 26, 2010.

  1. toddfromMA

    toddfromMA New Egg

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    I got my chickens around March 20 and have been patiently waiting for some eggs. My wife made cupcakes the other day and she had to borrow some from the neighbor.
    I have 4 white leghorn,2 RR,2 barred rock, and I don't know what the other 2 are. They all look like they should be laying, they are huge and their combs are big and red.
    I was starting to think I had roosters.One was in the nest box today scratching and sitting , it seemed a little stressed because it had its mouth open and was very fidgety.
    But the egg was found in their run about 20 minutes later.the egg is small and white which makes me think it was a leghorn.

    Heres a picture of my daughter sharing her ice cream with the barred rock.

    Can someone tell me what kind of chickens these are and what color eggs they lay. Thanks
    These two look like roosters to me.
    Crap i think i screwed up the pics.



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    Last edited: Jul 26, 2010
  2. sonjab314

    sonjab314 Constant State of Confusion

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    Congratulations on your egg. Did you get a pic of it?
     
  3. toddfromMA

    toddfromMA New Egg

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    Heres a picture of the egg. I have seen bigger pigeon eggs.



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  4. cpegram

    cpegram Chillin' With My Peeps

    I would guess a leghorn because it is white [​IMG]
     
  5. Jkioneil

    Jkioneil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yup if it was the barred rock it would be brown
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    A leghorn laid the egg.

    Your first pic (very cute btw) is most likely a Barred Rock (if the legs are yellow) They lay brown eggs.
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh, and the eggs will get bigger. Everything down there has to stretch out first. (chickens and humans)
     

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