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Guesses on who is laying the cream colored egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CA Bean, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. CA Bean

    CA Bean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do I am getting a couple of cream colored matte eggs..I can't be sure if it is like 2 a day or 1 a day or if that really makes much of a difference since sometimes they don't lay every day. Who is laying it? Any ideas?
    (I have RIR-which i don't think are, Barred rock-maybe?, Buff Orps, Australorps, GL Wyandotte-maybe?, 1 lt Brahma? )
  2. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Greenup KY
    I would guess the Light Brahama or the mixed Barred Rock?
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

    May 8, 2007
    Rocks or Wyandottes can lay a little lighter egg or a more brown egg.
  4. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 20, 2008
    Buxton, Montana
    My buff Brahama lays eggs the color of a baby doll's skill porcelain....so I would vote for the Brahama
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    Sometimes the BO's can have a fairly light egg too.
  6. rooster0209

    rooster0209 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2008
    North Dakota
    I have some of the same mixed breeds, but no brahma's. I get quite a few matte cream colored eggs and sometimes a smaller shiny smooth egg.

    my hens are blk australorp/slvr wyandotte/barred rock/some gold colored hen and a red little banty w/feathery feat crosses
  7. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    My BR's eggs are very light, almost pink. Look at the hens' earlobes and see whose lobes are white or cream - earlobes indicate egg color.

    Red lobes = brown eggs
    White/cream lobes = white/cream eggs
  8. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2008
    My Buff Orpingtons lay the lightest eggs here.

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