My welsummer eggs pics

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

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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