Who done it?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BrianM, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. BrianM

    BrianM Out Of The Brooder

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    My Barred Rock started laying four days ago and has now given me an egg everyday since and now they are up to a grocery store large size. Yesterday someone else decided to give me a gift so the question is who?? Light brown egg is from the Barred Rock and the new smaller darker brown with lots of speckles is my new layer. I have narrowed it down to three. Is this from my Welsummer, Black Copper Marans or the Cuckoo Marans . The Welsummer has the darkest reddest comb, I have seen the Cuckoo Marans in the nest box a few times and the Black Copper is the largest of the thee. I know it is definitely not from my Red Laced Wynadotte or the Americana. So who done it??

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  2. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    I think it's the Cuckoo Marans. Marans tend to have a glossy coating on their eggs and welsummers tend to have a matte finish to their eggs.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Here's my eggs if it helps:

    Wellie eggs right (they were close to molt at this point so they were a bit on the light side), BCM eggs left (that girl was having an off couple of days, they are usually darker and shinier, but I liked the speckles so I took a picture) and center.
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  4. rearrolled

    rearrolled Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HAY IM NOT SHORE MY ISA BROWN LAYS HUGE EGGS [​IMG] BIGGER THAN ALL MY BREEDS AND THAT BROWN EGG IS THE -EGGSACTE- SAME AS MYN [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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