Now to figure out who done it...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silkieluvr, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. silkieluvr

    silkieluvr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, got my first tiny eggs from a little flock of bantams I have, the two main suspects are a Belgian D'Anver and a Mille Fleur D'Uccle. If anyone knows what color eggs those two breeds lay, could you please post?

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you see their ears. they are low on the head where you would think the cheeks are.

    A general rule is: White ears, white eggs, red or colored ears, you get brown.

    Exceptions, EE's have blue, green etc.

    Also I have a Polish mix that has Pure white ears, I actually caught her laying brown eggs.

    The Belgian lays about 150 white eggs per year,
    I am pretty sure the Mille Fleur D'Uccle lays white. Most light weight layers have white eggs.

    I hope that helps
     
  3. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

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    creamy white and um... creamy white. No help based on egg color.

    Good luck figuring it out. I have a flock of 10, 3 different breeds. The eggs are either quite dark brown, lighter brown, or pinky brown.. and I still haven't figured out exactly who is laying what... [​IMG]
     
  4. Churkenduse

    Churkenduse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 5 girls and one is laying, and she has the wrong colored ears so I didn't suspect her, so one day I basically hung around and watched. [​IMG]

    I knew about what time to start watching because they lay every 24-26 hours give or take a few hours (later) I nearly froze hanging, I felt llike an expantant mother. But I did catch her, there was no doubt it was my Polish. [​IMG]


    Here she is checking her eggs and I thought they were someone elses. you will find out soe enough be patient, someone will slip up don't worry. [​IMG]



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  5. Bantymama

    Bantymama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Millie Fleur D'Uccles lay creamy white eggs.
     

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