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What breed lays a red egg?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KristyAz, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just saw an ad selling farm fresh eggs, including blue, green, brown and RED? What breed lays a red egg? I've never seen one. If you have one, post a picture!
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    EE's can lay a pink egg.

    Chris
     
  3. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I believe the Marans breed can lay a terra-cotta egg. But true red? None I know of.
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Marans. [​IMG]

    Like these:

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  5. Knittycat

    Knittycat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Or Welsummers. They lay terra cota with speckles.
     
  7. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oooo! I have a black copper marans who hasn't started to lay yet. The breeder said "terracotta colored", can't wait!
     
  8. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those are lovely!
     
  9. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Black Copper Marans - pullet eggs

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  10. KristyAz

    KristyAz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh! I wish mine would start! She is only about 4 1/2 months, so I guess I have some more waiting!
     

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