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New Layers wrong color eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jmtcmkb, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it normal for brown laying chickens to lay white eggs at the start? I'm not sure which chicken is laying white eggs but one is. I double checked on line and they should all lay brown eggs. Doesnt matter to me just took me by surprise that's all. I think i've gotten 4 white eggs in a row and it's got to be same chicken they are kind of oblong, definately different shape than my Red Stars.

    I have 2 RedStars,1 Australorp,1 BO and 1 BR.
     
  2. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    Look at the earlobes. If they are white, they will lay white eggs. Are you sure of the breeds? Some light brown eggs look pretty white until you put a white egg next to them. JJust a few thoughts
     
  3. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orpington has white earlobes, maybe it's her. I guess it could be a very very light brown, I will check next to white paper [​IMG]
     

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