Rhode Island White

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WA23, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. WA23

    WA23 Songster

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    Just introduced three new Rhode Island Whites to the flock. I do not have any experience with these. I have been led to believe they will lay brown eggs even though their lobes are white. Is this true or will they lay white eggs? They have about a month or so before they start to lay.
     
  2. Bedste

    Bedste Songster

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    Brown.....
     
  3. WA23

    WA23 Songster

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    Thanks for the help. The chart shows rose comb, but they ones I have are single combs. Any significance or was I mis-informed as to the breed?
     
  4. Bedste

    Bedste Songster

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    I have a WHITE ROCK which is in the same family as a Barred Rock.... She has a single comb and lays light brown eggs
     
  5. Bedste

    Bedste Songster

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    that is weird.... I wonder if the chart could be mistaken..... RIR have single combs not rose combs.... why would a white Rhode Island have a different comb than a RIR?

    Hmmmm
     
  6. Cindy in PA

    Cindy in PA Crowing

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    Rhode Island Reds come in single & rose comb. Don't know about Rhode Island White.
     
  7. catdaddyfro

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