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What breed is the white/cream egg??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by krazychickylady, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. krazychickylady

    krazychickylady Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a flock of all cinnamon queen chickens which lay a medium color brown egg... I just added 3 new hens... all of which are solid black.. let me start off by saying the lady I got them from said they were black Marans... hmmm well the evidence says otherwise... .. Chicken #1 is a large solid black hen with green/purple sheen in the sun... ( I believe she is a Australorp) Chicken # 2 is also solid black(with purply sheen) with copper in her feathers around her head and Chicken #3 looks just like #2 only she has feathered feet. #2 and # 3 are 3/4 the size of chicken #1.. I will try to get pictures of them and post to another feed.... but I got eggs from two of them yesterday and to my surprise someone laid a white/cream egg... I think the light brown is from the Australorp... but white.and its much smaller... one of the little ones has to be a mut to make a white egg....??
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  2. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have photos of the hens in question?
     
  3. krazychickylady

    krazychickylady Out Of The Brooder

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    No, :(, I'll try to get some this afternoon and post them.
     
  4. krazychickylady

    krazychickylady Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicken #1, she is the largest, and I believe her to be an Australorp?? the picture doesn't really show the greenish sheen to her feathers.
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  5. krazychickylady

    krazychickylady Out Of The Brooder

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    Chicken #2. This one is smaller then #1, but she also had green sheen to her feathers... but has copper around her neck... possibly a copper maran cross? or a black sex link? or just a mut??[​IMG]
     
  6. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black sex links lay large dark brown eggs, but since they are crosses, it varies
     
  7. krazychickylady

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    And Chicken #3.. She is small, with green sheen to her feathers, and she has feathered feet, very sweet girl... I think it may be her that is laying the little white/cream egg, as she seem to have some bleaching on her face??[​IMG]

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    Not sure what the black spots are on her wattles???
     

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