OK Eggsperts...Who laid the first egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by cottagechick, Feb 7, 2012.

  1. Wyandotte

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  2. Barred Rock

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  3. Silkie

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  4. Polish

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  5. Araucana

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  1. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank Goodness for Backyard Chicken Forum...Where else can I take five pictures of an EGG and post in online and not get carted away to the nuthouse? I know it isn't the Polish or the Aracauna. It was sitting by the door of the coop when I opened the door this morning.....My Araucanas are four months older than the other girls...who were hatched 08/29. I can believe that they weren't the first to lay....



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  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't voted yet because I need a little more info. But it comes down to Polish or Silkie. How old are they? Any squatting? Big combs?
     
  3. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought that the Polish laid white eggs...that is why I counted her out.....Yes the Silkie is squating. The Polish...well she has been getting bigger wattles...Maybe more pictures are in order....[​IMG]
     
  4. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Haha!

    I've heard of Polish laying cream eggs. That's kinda the color it looks to me. Really light brown. Or do the pictures wash it out?

    If they are 25-30 weeks, I'd probably guess silkie. It's around the right color for a silkie- but they lay later. What's their age?
     
  5. berniezahm

    berniezahm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would guess the silkie also. Looks like the eggs my fluff balls lay.
     
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  6. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ummm....162 days...errr 23.14 weeks...uuuhhhh... 5.785 months....I think it might have been sometime in the late summer....about.....August 29 that that hatched...(but I am not counting. or anything...)
     
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  7. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK Here is the most unlikely candidate...You have just about got me convinced....since she squatted for me twice already today...and none of the others have ever done that.... I just can't believe a silky was the first to lay....

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    Here is the Polish that was mentioned...she is definitely not squatting in fact I was having trouble getting her to stand still long enough to snap a picture...
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    Here is the girl that I thought would lay first...in one of their favorite hang out spots...
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  8. audrey02026

    audrey02026 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think Silkie as well. My Silkie just started laying and her eggs look similar to that.
     
  9. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All signs point to silkie! :)

    Congradulations!
     
  10. cottagechick

    cottagechick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If anything I think the ones in red are more accuarte. It is a very very very light tannish color...
     

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