Mixed Flock (Eggs)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Cargbrock, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. Cargbrock

    Cargbrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    West Tennessee
    I sit here and stare at my eggs. Trying to match the chicken to the egg. How many eggs of what color we get and how many chickens we have of each breed. I always think I have it figured out, but I'm always wrong. I need HELP. I want to put Polish and Silkie eggs in the incubator to hatch, but I can't figure out which eggs are which. We have Polish, Silkie, Sex-Link, New Hampshire, Orpington Bantams, and a Partridge Rock that are laying. (I do think the Polish is hiding her eggs though.. Every time we find the nest, she moves it.. Haven't seen a Polish egg since around October.)
    I had a medium sized round, white egg in the incubator, thinking it was a Polish (Someone here even said they thought it was a Polish), but a silkie hatched out of it!
    I've searched silkie egg pictures and they look a lot like some I have in the incubator right now, but they don't look like the ones my first silkie hatched out of. These are round, cream colored, and small.
    We thought the Orpingtons were laying the light brown (With a pink tint), pointy eggs (Chicks have even hatched out of these, confirming it), but yesterday I found a cream colored one, and today a white one! They aren't round like I've seen though. I don't think Orpingtons lay white eggs?
    And with the big eggs, I'm finding light brown, medium brown, light brown with dark brown speckles, and purplish eggs.
    Now who lays what?

    (Purple and Speckled eggs not pictured)
    Since the lighting is of, I think I'll clarify the colors.
    Cream (Actually lighter than the third egg) Round, White Pointed, Light Brown Pointed, Light Brown, Medium Brown.
  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 22, 2011
    I would say the fouth is a silkies because it looks like my silkie eggs.
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 14, 2011
    Polish ~ medium white
    Silkie ~ small light brown
    Sex-Link ~ large brown
    New Hampshire ~ large brown
    Orpington Bantams ~ light brown
    Partridge Rock ~ large light brown

    hope this helps some
  4. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    I would say the second egg is the silkies. Thats all the help i can give. =/ Looks like my silkies egg.

    ETA - Whats your roo?
    Last edited: Feb 11, 2012
  5. Cargbrock

    Cargbrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2011
    West Tennessee
    We have two silkie roosters and a polish rooster.

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