Which one is this egg coming from??

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by billy42000, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. billy42000

    billy42000 Hatching

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    Now I know the grey one is suppose to lay those but is it possible the one next to it laid that egg? Im asking because I was in the coop earlier and thought I saw the brown hen drop that egg out. I was watching her for a few minutes and turned away for a second and she stood up and I heard a thump and the egg was underneath still wet. I grabbed it and it dried completely within seconds.

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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    The brown hen looks like an Easter Egger, though from the photo, it doesn't appear she has much of a beard, if any. So, I'd say that is who laid the egg, if you think you saw her lay it.


    The "grey" hen is actually what you'd call blue, not grey.
     
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  3. billy42000

    billy42000 Hatching

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    Okay, I'm pretty sure the blue one is either an ameraucanas or a cochin[​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    Your blue hen is a Cochin and did not lay the green egg. It was another one.
     
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  5. billy42000

    billy42000 Hatching

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    Good to know, thanks!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    The grey (blue) hen is a Blue Cochin, so would lay a brown egg. The brown bird in this photo is the bird laying the green eggs.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    The blue bird is a Blue Cochin hen, which lays a brown egg. The other bird is an Easter Egger pullet, and is the bird that laid you that pretty green/blue egg.
     
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  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree with everyone else. The cochin will lay a lighter brown/creamy tan egg, your brown hen is one of the beardless EE we're seeing a lot of the last year or so.
     

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