got an egg today but dont know who layed it

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bella1210, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    o.k we have a couple of 17-18 week old orps dont think it was them we have 2 silkies that we just got about a week ago that are 8months an 1 year they have not layed sence we have had them an we have little mamma she is a blue english hen about 1 year old was laying before she went broody but she hatched her little ones 2 weeks ago an has been back in the coop for 10 days the little ones are in a brooder indoors.the egg in quistion is the smaller one the big one is a large white egg from the store.
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    thanks emily cant wait to eat it tomorrow
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    That looks like a silkie egg.
     
  3. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    Quote:that is what we thought to
     
  4. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    can any one else tell me what this is or is it a silkie egg
     
  5. oeg guy17

    oeg guy17 Out Of The Brooder

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    if the orpingtons are just young hens their first egg will be small so it may be an orpington or a silkie;)[​IMG]
     
  6. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    ct
    Quote:we think it is a silkie our orpingtons are to young to lay eggs my dad said
     

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