First egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hvl25, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. hvl25

    hvl25 Out Of The Brooder

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    So I have 2 Cuckoo Marans that are almost 5 months. I also have a silkie that is over a year and laying and a dutch bantam that was laying but hasn't in quite a while now. Anywho, I think one of the Marans may have laid today. I found a lopsided egg in the run. The silkie and dutch have always laid in the nest boxes in the same spot. This egg isn't dark though. But I compared the egg to the others I had from the silkie and its definately bigger. But it is really light, almost white/tan. Would a first egg from a Maran be that light?

    These are my first chickens and I have had them about a month:)
     
  2. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have marans, but from what I've heard the first eggs are light and then they gradually get darker.
     
  3. hvl25

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    that is what i thought i heard too. i am hoping this was one! i have been waiting and waiting......LOL
     

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