What breed layed this egg?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WiseOwl5, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. WiseOwl5

    WiseOwl5 Out Of The Brooder

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section, I didn't know where to put it.

    We have a variety of breeds in our flock and some of them have started laying. We now have about 24 eggs right now but some of them are speckled eggs (See picture). We have a Speckled Sussex, a Columbian Rock, a few Barred Rocks, a few Buff Brahmas, a Red Rock cross, and a Partridge Wyanndotte.


    The bottom egg is speckled compared to the egg on the top of the picture.
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2016
  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2016
    Down Under
    Hi, in my opinion it could really be any of your birds! I wouldn't have a clue which one layed it! Sorry
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

    May 19, 2009
    western PA
    My Coop
    It's the right color for a Sussex. I dont know about the other breeds.
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2016
  4. chickencraz

    chickencraz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2015
    Washington State
    All of those breeds lay brown eggs, so it could come from any of them, especially if you got them from a feed store. I've had chickens who are the same breed lay different shades of brown before. The only way to know who is laying it would be to watch them lay it or lock all your birds in different cages.
  5. WiseOwl5

    WiseOwl5 Out Of The Brooder

    Ok, thanks.

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