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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
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  2. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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