WHAT IS GOING ON.....???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Sengge, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I BOUGHT 3 PULLETS AND SELLER CLAIMED THEM TO BE POLISH MIX, WELSUMMER AND BLACK TAILED BUFF MARANS....AND NOW THEY ARE LAYING EGGS AND GUESS WHAT, THEY ARE ALL LAYING PINKISH BROWN EGGS.....SO WHERE ARE MY WHITE OR CHOCOLATE BROWN EGGS?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Pictures of the birds?

    And could you turn your caps lock off? Makes it hard to read when you feel you're being shouted at [​IMG]
     
  3. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ~~Hi Donrae Here are the pics.

    Welsummer has yellow legs and single comb. Expected chocolate brown eggs, and got pink one today, her first egg

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    With crest and vaulted head, this polish mix has white feet and very small single comb, feathered legs (mix of brahma or marans) - expected white eggs, but getting pink brown since two weeks

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    Black tailed buff marans, feathered legs, white legs, single comb, expected chocolate brown but had her first egg today which was pink brown...

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  4. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Most welsummers don't lay a chocolate egg, it should be terracotta colored, but one would have to get from a good breeder for that from what I understand.

    The polish/ marans (single comb) probably wont lay the white egg, so pink sounds right. I have polish who lay blue eggs [​IMG]

    I don't know if the buff marans are like the cuckoo (were most don't lay a dark egg) but I know that the breeder flock should lay a #4 or darker egg (marans egg color chart) consistently to be truly considered marans. Alot don't actually care about this little fact (hatcheries for example) I know my mom won't even keep a marans hen who lays a #4 consistently, she chooses the darker egg layers.

    But it looks like you have 3 nice young egg layers to lay you eggs through winter.[​IMG]
     
  5. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi again Ramirez

    I am happy with terracotta and #4 color eggs, only if they come my way....polish with blue eggs? what mix is that?
     
  6. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    I mix I did just for me. I had a few true araucana roosters and no araucana hens so I put them with some hens of other breeds.
     
  7. cstronks

    cstronks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome Ramirez! A polish hen that lays blue eggs...Might have to try that myself.
     
  8. Sengge

    Sengge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ramirez, I guess I should look for true Araucana roosters then
     

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