speckled eggs

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Loretta212, Oct 12, 2011.

  1. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i am wondering if their is a particular chicken that would lay speckled brown eggs? i have a small obsession with adding chickens to my flock to get an assortment of eggs. is that a breed thing or a diet thing?
     
  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a RSL that lays brown speckled eggs...and one that lays plain brown eggs. [​IMG]
     
  3. mkcolls

    mkcolls Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Jersey Giant lays a brown egg w/ dark brown speckles. I probably get three speckled eggs and then a plain brown egg and then she goes back to laying speckled eggs.
    She puts a HUGE layer of bloom on her eggs so you can barely see them till you run them under warm water. They are works of art.
     
  5. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    My production red lays eggs with brown speckles on it. But my other production red doesn't, her eggs are just solid brown.
     
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Welsummers!

    Here's what I'm getting from my wellies right now. (minus the really speckled ones because my hen is molting)

    [​IMG]
     
  7. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOVE LOVE LOVE your speckled eggs. Such works of art. [​IMG]
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:LOVE LOVE LOVE your speckled eggs. Such works of art. [​IMG]

    Aww thanks! I love my wellies.
     
  9. Loretta212

    Loretta212 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks everyone the eggs are so pretty and that chart was really cool! [​IMG]
     
  10. honfor500

    honfor500 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Welsummers eggs are brown with dark brown speckles, and I have a Cuckoo Maran that lays eggs that are light brown on the round end and dark brown on the pointed end and are speckled some times.
     
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