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Silkie Egg V.S. Buff Orpington Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by silkieRaiser, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Our hens just started laying and we have only caught the Buff Orpingtons laying. We currently have 2 eggs. One is smaller than the other and we wanted to know if maybe our Silkies were laying too. Here is a picture of our eggs...
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    Last edited: Jan 4, 2017
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Silkie eggs are usually white/cream and very small, especially in comparison to Buff Orpington eggs. Therefore, I think the smaller egg (which appears brown) is probably a Buff Orpington egg, too, just a smaller one. It is not unusual for young pullets to start off laying smaller eggs than they will eventually lay.
     
  3. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok. Thank you!
     

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