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Which breed do u think lays more a pinkish colored egg?? And egg size

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by wannabchick, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    I have many different breeds, no one older then 8 months..most 5-6 months old

    Out of these breeds is their one that may have laid the pinkish egg I found yesterday? Obviously a few I have I know what they lay and listed the colors I have seen with my own eyes, that I know laid them...

    Breeds and who I know for sure are laying

    Black copper maran- I don't think has started laying/ cause no dark egg at all
    Amerecauna - blue egg layer
    Bantam amerecauna - blue egg layers
    Buff Orpington
    Red star- beige egg layer
    Barnvelers- slightly speckled beige

    Who do u think ? May have laid the pink egg???

    Now I have found 6 tiny blue eggs.. That would have to be the bantam amerecauna right? Or do standards- lay first but their egg size is small? For amerecaunas..cause the blue eggs iam finding are small...

    Do the eggs get larger as the chickens get older? Or have been laying longer?etc
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2011

  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    It's either your faverolle or your silkie.
  3. duckinnut

    duckinnut Songster

    Jul 18, 2010
    Marshfield, Ma.
    Post a picture and how big is the egg? My BRs lay creamy pinkish tint to a very light tan. More so on the creamy pink side,got one the other that was almost white,not leghorn white but really light in color.
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    Our black star layed a pink egg. It was the largest egg too, averaging 80 grams. Egg size will get larger with age though range all over the place in first few months of laying.
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    The only one of my birds that lays an egg that appears pink is my Buff Orpington, Nugget.
  6. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Thanks everyone.. I went to the kitchen to take a photo for u all... lOL.. All my eggs were cooked last night at 3 am..lmao, looks like the teenagers in my home decided to cook..nothing like teens..

    Dag nap it!!! Heheheh

    Okay next time I find the strange pink colored egg I will definitely snap some photos ..u can really see the pink tint when it's next to a tan or beige,brown egg

  7. wannabchick

    wannabchick Songster

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Darn ,,, no pink egg today..shoot..

    I want another pink egg..I want another pink egg

    Doing my pink egg dance..heheheh


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