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My welsummer eggs pics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by okiehen, Jan 9, 2009.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    What do you think about my welsummer eggs, my girls have been laying for about 3 weeks now just 3 of my 6 girls are laying.
    I've got 30 eggs from the 3 girls, and the size for pullet eggs I'm happy with there going to be big eggs.
    I can't wail till the other 3 start laying. I'm pleased with the color.
    One has a lighter shade but has lots of speckles.
    Pictured are my welsummer eggs with one normal brown egg and 2 white eggs the one picture is with the flash one with out.
    The 2 white eggs are large white leghorn eggs with the one brown egg in the middle is from a black star.

  2. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    :DThey look pretty good to me!! Go girls!!
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    They are very pretty, but look just a tad bit light to me - here is one of mine:


    I wish mine had speckles like yours! Mine are solid colored.
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    They are a little lighter in colors than mine...the ones on the right end of the carton would be more acceptable.

    Have fun with them!
  5. AK_Button_Mama

    AK_Button_Mama Songster

    Dec 30, 2008
    Wasilla, Alaska
    Is there any truth to the fact that the eggs will get lighter at the end of a breeding cycle? meaning in the fall or winter they will be lighter and in spring they will be really dark? Sorry just a silly question from a newbie!
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Quote:Yes they do!
  7. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    Quote:The only silly question is the one not asked. We are all still learning.
    Last edited: Jan 10, 2009

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