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regarding Rhode Island Hen EGGS

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by monicammii, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. monicammii

    monicammii New Egg

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    I have a couple of Rhode Island Hens and they are laying light brown eggs, I would like to know why are they laying those eggs and not brown eggs.
     
  2. KDK1

    KDK1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 6 RIRs and some lay light brown eggs while some lay darker brown.
     
  3. rjking777

    rjking777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I have 4 RIR hens and their colors vary as well.
     
  4. DebbieDee

    DebbieDee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't wait to find out with my RIR...[​IMG]
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Maybe post pics of your hens so we can confirm they're really Rhode Island Reds?
     
  6. CSWolffe

    CSWolffe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My RIR is laying a lighter brown than my GSL. And one day a mysterious very-light brown egg appeared, which I thought was from my Australorp, but judging by the laying pattern my RIR is showing, it coulda been hers and was just a bit lighter than her usual eggs. Is that possible?
     
  7. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have two RIR mixes - we were told they were mixes but they sure look like pure bred RIRs - one lays light brown eggs with white speckles and the other lays eggs that are either a really dark sandy color, reddish, or purplish. Makes for a lovely assortment [​IMG]
     
  8. rjking777

    rjking777 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I have 4 RIR hens and their colors vary as well.

    Here's a photo of some of my eggs.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. sutillman

    sutillman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three heritage RIR's and one lays a almost beige colored egg.
     
  10. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 25 reds & some of my eggs are white.[​IMG]
     

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