Red eggs

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cackmobile, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. cackmobile

    cackmobile New Egg

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    Hi,

    I have noticed a few reddish eggs going around. Wynette has the picture attached to her user name which has a red egg. I am keen to find out which breed lays them. Thanks for your help.

    Elliott
     
  2. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    you mean the deep brownish red eggs that Marans lay? [​IMG]
     
  4. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Several types of chickens are what they call "cherry eggers" ?

    My RIR pullet lays a "reddish" egg... [​IMG]
     
  5. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When I asked this very question, someone said that "red" is referring to "terracotta" which looks like a reddish brown. Is it Welsummers that do that color? I can't remember.

    If anyone has a red egg, please post a picture. And no cheating by posting a colored easter egg. [​IMG]
     
  6. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    Eggs white, maran, welsummers [​IMG]
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Both Marans and Welsummers lay dark terra cotta "red" eggs. The shade can vary widely. Wynette has some of the best ever!
     

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