Who is laying the dark brown eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by joedie, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    I have BA's, RIR's, NHR's, SLW's, BSL's, RSL, BO's and EE's. Of course I know what the EE's lay and the BO's lay a light brown egg. Other than that, I don't know who is laying what but a few are a pretty darker brown. Who do you think out of this bunch does it?
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    I think RIR.
     
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  3. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    my RIR lay a pretty dark egg
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Quote:I agree! I have one RIR and I get 1 egg thats always darker than the rest.
     
  5. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    joedie - what part of southern IN are you in. I'm in Evansville.

    ETA- Nevermind. I see from your website you are in Washington. I've been up there alot recently. I got addicted to Dinky's. Nice donkeys by the way. We have a 12 year old burro from the BLM. Does NOT compare to your minis!!
     
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  6. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I suspect the hens!
     
  7. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    My RIR lays a fairly dark egg, but the eggs I got from my red sex link were darker. So I'm betting it was the red sex link.
     
  8. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Both of my SLWs lay darker, smoother eggs than the rest...and they are slacking this Winter [​IMG]
     
  9. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    Thanks all! [​IMG]
     
  10. boxermom

    boxermom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got some BO's that lay terra cotta colored eggs. My BO's lay quite an array of colors from mauve to terra cotta. Probably because they're from a hatchery?
     

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