What is she?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jaredthefox, Feb 7, 2015.

  1. jaredthefox

    jaredthefox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have someone in my flock that lays a dark brown speckled egg. I don't know who it is. I have New Hampshire reds, RIR and blk sex links. It's possible this girl is a barnyard mix but idk. Got her from someone else. Her legs have scraggly feathers on them. Not clean but not feathery. What do you think she is? [​IMG]
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  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Maybe a Marans or Marans mix? But then again, lots of breeds and their mixes can lay pretty dark eggs, so its hard to say.

    That's a really lovely terra cotta colored egg!
     
    Last edited: Feb 7, 2015
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    With the partially feathered legs and white/pink skin, I'm pretty confident that girl has Marans ancestry, so that's where your dark egg comes from.
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Agreed
     

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