What color eggs do Orpingtons lay?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MoodyChicken, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they lay white? I thought it was brown. Ugh. I've been getting a mysterious white egg in the nest box recently. I do have an ancient leghorn hen, but I don't think she'd lay twice in one month... she's 9. lol. Her comb is huge and glossy though.
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Big, brown eggs!

    9 YEARS OLD?! God bless you.
     
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  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Yup!!! big brownies is what they give ya.

    AL
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm... then I suspect my old girl is back at it again! Bless her shriveled oviduct, she's still got some juice.





    lol... rereading that sentence and I realize how odd that sounds.
     
  5. tfpets

    tfpets Mmm, tastes like chicken

    Quote:Your Leghorn is feeling like a Spring Chicken again! It's likely her! Good for the senior hen! She's still got it!
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  7. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yup! But she's not my oldest. I still have one of my original chickens, she's 10 and lays exactly one egg a year. [​IMG] Only in the summer time.
     
  8. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    BO's lay brown eggs.

    The white one would belong to your leghorn. 9 years old! Wow. And yes, that shrivelled oviduct ting is really funny
     
  9. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Woot you go old gal. That has got to be the leghorn's egg. The orps are all brown for sure.

    Where is a pic of these two old gals you have?
     
  10. KattyKillFish

    KattyKillFish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OLD chicken!

    wow!
     

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