Which hen did this egg come from?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Celizwalsh, Oct 26, 2014.

  1. Celizwalsh

    Celizwalsh Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have gotten acouple speckled eggs and I can't figure out which hen is laying them. At first I thought it was just a fluke and could be extra calcium deposits or something but its been happening pretty regularly now. I know it isn't the ameracauna hens because they lay blue eggs but beyond that I'm stumped. The other possible culprits are 2 buff orpingtons, 2 rhode island reds, 2 wyandottes (one silver, one gold) and one speckled sussex. Are any of those breeds known to lay speckled eggs?

    here is what they look like
  2. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2013
    I have 2 barred rocks, 2 black sexlinks, a black australorp, and a mixed breed hen of unknown parentage. I get speckled eggs all the time. Don't know who's laying them. And all my girls are fed a good diet and are healthy, though, so I hadn't really given it a second thought.
  3. islandgirl82

    islandgirl82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 4, 2014

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