My GLW is laying GREEN EGGS!! ????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lroth217, Dec 28, 2011.

  1. lroth217

    lroth217 Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay so far I have found 3 green eggs in our nesting boxes and when I found the first green egg, Christmas day, I just kind of assumed (after searching BYC) that my 15 week old Easter Egger had started super early. Weird, I know, but from what I understand she is the only one who is SUPPOSED to be capable of laying green eggs.

    I also have nine hens that are 23 weeks old and some started laying earlier this month, our first egg came from our BR on 12/11.

    Today I was watching my 23-week old GLW do the egg dance and sing the egg song and then go into an empty nesting box and I know it was empty because I had just collected eggs. Then a few minutes later she was still in the nesting box and I reached in from the back and pulled out a still very warm GREEN EGG.

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    Here are some of the eggs I've collected since Christmas Eve with a better view of the color in comparison of the 3 green to the brown and white eggs I am getting.

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    Can somebody tell me what is going on here? Is this at all normal??

    ANYONE????
     
  2. SilkieChickenLover336

    SilkieChickenLover336 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe it isnt a GWL.... post a pic of her
     
  3. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, post a pic of the GWL, and your Easter Egger (so that we can see if she's sexually mature or not. does she have a red comb? does she squat?).
    Where did you get her? EE are mixes, so maybe she has some EE blood in her, and looks like a GLW. Is she from a breeder? Or a hatchery?
     
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  4. littleflocker

    littleflocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a beautiful egg can you teach my slw how to do that? Im jealous [​IMG]
     
  5. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    Sounds like she's not what you think she is, even if she happens to appear to be.
     
  6. Cowgirl75446

    Cowgirl75446 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes lay light brown eggs. Sound like she is crossed with an Ameraucana or Easter Egger.
     
  7. lroth217

    lroth217 Out Of The Brooder

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    I got her from a hatchery and it really is a nice surprise that she lays green eggs. I don't really care if she is a mix, I will just go ahead and say that she has the best of all her ancestors!!

    Here are some pics.


    Meet my 23 week old Golden Laced Wyandotte,
    Hello Ezmiralda!

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    And my 15 week old Easter Egger,
    Hello Laverne!

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    Not only do I now not believe that Laverne is mature enough, but like I mentioned in my first post, the egg was still really warm when I pulled it out from under Ezmiralda while she was still in the previously empty nesting box.
     
  8. RedDrgn

    RedDrgn Anachronistic Anomaly

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    It's looks like your GLW had an EE for a parent....her feathers are so very similar to my EE.
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    I think she be a cross, and she is quite a pretty one, too. [​IMG]
     
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  9. angelbabyamy

    angelbabyamy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you have a beautiful Easter Egger, not a GLW!
     
  10. remuda1

    remuda1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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