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*Sigh* Our EE lays a brown egg...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SewingDiva, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. We'll keep her though [​IMG]

  2. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    o sorry to hear
  3. Reinbeau

    Reinbeau The Teapot Underground Premium Member

    Yea, I'm afraid I've got a brown egg layer out of my three EE's, too. But as you said, I'll keep her, they're all sweeties [​IMG]

    (edited to fix typo)
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2008
  4. OrpingtonManor

    OrpingtonManor Building the Castle 9 Years

    Nov 15, 2008
    Martinez, CA
    I bet their brown eggs are just as tasty.[​IMG]

    Love my BO lap chick-chicks!
  5. WildBurroShirts.com

    WildBurroShirts.com Songster

    Dec 4, 2008
    Carson City, NV
    Quote:I'm so sorry. Where did you buy her?

    Someone on another thread said that Ideal's often lay brown eggs...I hope not as that's why I bought 15.
  6. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    just out of curiosity, what sort of comb does she have? I am new to breeding EE's and have heard that a pea comb is associated with blue/green eggs, and a single comb with brown/tinted/white eggs 93% of the time.
  7. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Songster

    Dec 20, 2008
    Chandler AZ
    Quote:I have two EEs and they both have pea combs... one lays green and one lays light bisque/cream, sometimes with speckles.

    I know you weren't asking me but hey.. [​IMG]
  8. SilkieChick00

    SilkieChick00 In the Brooder

    Dec 17, 2008
    Des Moines, Iowa
    That's no fun! Mine just started laying last week and she has a very light tint brown egg (lighter then my silkie eggs). Disappointing, but like you said we'll keep her.

    Onthespot, mine has a pea comb.
  9. WA23

    WA23 Songster

    Aug 17, 2008
    Northwest WA State
    Quote:I had the same disappointment a couple of months ago. We will keep ours also.
  10. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Songster

    Dec 20, 2008
    Chandler AZ
    Quote:And of course we are keeping ours. With 2 EEs I was hoping for blue and green, but got cream and green. Well, she is a sweetheart anyway, the only girl that will let me hold her and kindof a scrappy looking little thing.

    I have always had a soft spot for scrappy little things.... [​IMG]

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