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Is this a silkie egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JodyJo, Oct 23, 2011.

  1. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My 29 week old silkie...I now think is a pullet.....I found this egg in the nest boxes...

    is this the average size for one, and do they lay white eggs?

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  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    They do lay white eggs. I dont know what the average size is but I'm guessing rather small, though the first ones are normally smaller than what they'll lay after a few weeks.
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:well its been so long trying to figure out what this tiny chicken is....I am 99% sure its from her, my California White has been laying eggs for a while, and they are average size now...
     
  4. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    anybody else help me out, is this a silkie egg?
    Here is a shot of my only other chicken that lays white eggs: A California White, her egg is on the left, the 'silkie' egg is on the right...

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  5. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That looks like our Silkie eggs. I would say you have a winner!

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  6. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh yeah....it has taken 29 long weeks to find out the sex of this little bugger! Thanks!
     

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