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Most likely to lay speckled eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Turkeyrun, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. Turkeyrun

    Turkeyrun Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    I will be adding six or eight hens to my flock this spring. Which cold hearty breed is most likely to lay speckled eggs?.

    Thank you,
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  2. carlsaSC

    carlsaSC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 buff orpingtons and 4 black sex links. All lay brown eggs, but speckled brown eggs are about 1 in 10. Don't know which group is providing them.
     
  3. Turkeyrun

    Turkeyrun Out Of The Brooder

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    Interesting to hear that you are occasionally getting a speckled egg. I have three Black Copper Marans and occasional one is speckled. Can't decide if one chicken does not lay often and it is speckled when she does, or if they just occasionally lay a speckled egg.

    Thank you for your reply
     

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