We just got our first egg...and its spotted!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by girlonbike, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. girlonbike

    girlonbike New Egg

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    How very strange, the egg came out brown with white spots on it. I've never seen this before. (though this is our first home grown egg)

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    The poor girl was making SOOOOO much noise this morning we seriously put up ads online for someone to come take her away because we thought she was just too darn noisy for our city neighbors. She finnaly made some crazy strange sounds I've never heard before so I went and checked...sure enough there was this beautiful egg.

    Anyone know why its spotted like this? Is it a fluke since its her first egg? Will they all be like this?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    It's just extra calcium she had in her system. It's quite common. Early in egg season it's more common.
     
  3. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    Nothing to worry bout.
     
  4. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one that lays an egg like that all the time. What breed is yours as I have no idea who lays the one we get I have 11 in that coop.
     
  5. chickenology

    chickenology Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree, it certainly is beautiful! I love when I get speckled eggs, although ours are usually dark brown speckles. The noisy hen must have been extra proud of her creation!![​IMG]
     
  6. girlonbike

    girlonbike New Egg

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    Quote:I'm not exactly sure what breed she is. My guess is Rhode Island Red. Here is a pic of her:

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  7. <3ChickenForever

    <3ChickenForever Fire Is Catching

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    YES, that's a Rhode-Island Red. She's BEAUTIFUL!!!
     
  8. happyhappy

    happyhappy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes she is quite lovely and so is her first egg, CONGRATS and wait for alot more egg songs from them!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. TM Chickens

    TM Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool!
     
  10. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's a RIR.[​IMG]
     

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