Speckled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by NC Chicken Gal, Oct 16, 2009.

  1. NC Chicken Gal

    NC Chicken Gal Out Of The Brooder

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    Are there any chickens that lay speckled eggs??
     
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Welsummer and some of her eggs are speckled. She's inconsistent. Sometimes it's so many tiny speckles that the egg looks all one color, like a light coat of spray paint. Other times it's blotches.
     
  3. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    some of my cochins have speckeled eggs, I don't think it's a breed thing though, more of an individual chicken thing [​IMG]
     
  4. Hornetkc5

    Hornetkc5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have what I think is 3 RIR and I get almost a purple speckle everyother day I save the eggs for my grandpa cause he thinks they taste the best!
     
  5. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Some of the welsummer eggs in my bator are speckled.

    And my Barred Rock occasionally lays a speckled egg. It's her normal light beige egg, but looks like someone splattered lavendar paint on it. Got one of those today.
     
  6. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my RIRs lay a speckled egg everyday [​IMG]
     
  7. lorrir

    lorrir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My BB turkeys lay xxxx large speckled eggs.
     
  8. rcentner

    rcentner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a golden comet that lays brown eggs with dark brown speckles
     

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