Is this a silkie or a bantam cochin egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rcstanley, Aug 18, 2014.

  1. rcstanley

    rcstanley Songster

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    Found a tiny egg in the egg box. Yay. Now we're trying to figure out whether the silkie or the cochin layed it. I'm thinking it's the cochin since she's got a wattle and comb now. I don't know much about how their eggs compare.
    What do you think?

    (The brown eggs are small eggs from my gold sexlink pullet)
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Cochins lay brown eggs, but Silkies lay white eggs. Your new egg looks white, so I assume that the Silkie laid it.
     
  3. rcstanley

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    Here's a better picture. It's a very light tan.
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  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    Looks like a Cochin egg to me.
     
  5. rcstanley

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    This is an old thread, but for what it is worth, it was a cochin egg. But, my silkie and cochin finally laid at the same time and the eggs look pretty much identical.
     
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