Store bought brown eggs? What breed?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Obyli, Sep 24, 2011.

  1. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed of chicken lay brown eggs in our local store? I want to buy some that labled fertile and hatch them. They are golden brown eggs.
    From a random korean market.
    I am currently hatching a dozen of trader joes store bought white eggs. Suprisingly it is 12/12 ferllized but 2 quit during the 2nd day of incubation. Now i have 10/12 on my 6th day and they are during FANTASTIC! And i know they will be white leghorn, i am just wondering what breed will be with brown eggs.
     
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  2. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Call the number on the carton and ask. Otherwise wed just be making educated guesses.
     
  3. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    trader joes sales eggs u can hatch??
     
  4. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:alot of stores do. If you search there are a couple threads on it. Neat isnt it thinking you can by eggs at a grocery and hatch them.
     
  5. stephanie1992

    stephanie1992 Chillin' With My Peeps

    i didnt know that, i thought all store bought eggs were layed non fertile because of how the hens are kept. i ordered all my eggs online, and theres a trader joes not to far from where i live. maybe ill go there and check it out sometime
     
  6. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will say fertile on the carton.
     
  7. Keara

    Keara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in our area.... Vermont... we can buy fertile eggs at most farmers markets and many health-food stores.
     
  8. Obyli

    Obyli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish someone could answer my question.....
     
  9. Gypsy07

    Gypsy07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd imagine most likely one of the well known hybrid layers. ISA Brown, Hyline, Shaver, one of those. All pretty much the same kind of bird, just with different names depending on which company they originate from. Different companies developed very similar hybrid layers from the same breeds and just gave them different names.

    Edit: But like someone else already said, no way to be sure without either asking in the store or calling the producers of the eggs.
     
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