RIR or Red Sexlink laying a dark egg?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kryptoniteqhs, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
    Hello
    Im not sure whos laying it, its either my RIRs or my Red Sexlinks, but someone is giving me a pretty dark egg, sometimes a get two a day, so I guess theres two of them. Ill post pics in a few, but I bet you they could go on the Marans chart somewhere. If I had one I could tell you for sure lol.
     
  2. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

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    I've only had one RSL, but she laid a much darker egg than my RIRs do. She iften had slight speckles on her eggs as well. I think egg color probably depends on the cross of the RSL.
     
  3. kryptoniteqhs

    kryptoniteqhs Rosecomb Rich

    Nov 14, 2008
    Perris, CA
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    sorry i got a little sidetracked lol.....what kinda cross would make them darker?

    eta: in this pic its just that one in the middle that looks dark...and it actually looks a bit darker in person [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 5, 2009
  4. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    That looks like the egg my sex links lay.
     

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