Identifying help please......

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by micayc, May 30, 2011.

  1. micayc

    micayc Songster

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    I had some guinea eggs and some pheasant eggs,silver and red golden, I mixed them up in the bator and now ,how do I tell them apart?! I am soooo blonde! Can I tell when they hatch? some pics please would help,they are piping as I type! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. PeepsCA

    PeepsCA Crowing

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    I've never seen golden or silver pheasant eggs, just ring neck pheasant eggs and they are pretty small and more rounded compared to Guinea eggs (plus ring neck pheasant eggs are assorted shades of olive green in color, GUinea eggs are usually assorted beige colors and sometimes speckled). Guinea eggs usually have a really distinct shape to them too, they are kind of a short egg with a fat/wide round end and a narrow pointy end. There's some examples on Guinea eggs in this recent thread about double yolk eggs, maybe this will help you ID which eggs are Guinea eggs.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=502803
     

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