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First eggs!? Cochin vs silkie

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunnie7, Apr 3, 2017.

  1. sunnie7

    sunnie7 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2016
    I have two bantam Cochins and two silkies that are 25 weeks old. One of them started laying last Saturday and today another one states laying! Just trying to figure out whats coming from who. Is the brown egg the Cochin and the light cream the silkie? Also the one I found today had a little blood on it, is this normal for a pullets first egg?
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2016
    My Coop
    The blood is normal, and the brown egg is the cochin's, and the lighter egg is the silkie's.
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    I would guess that the light eggs are from a silky and the brown egg is from a cochin. It sometimes takes a little stretching and a little bleeding for the 'egg machinery' early in the process.

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