Who laid this egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by taprock, Jan 16, 2011.

  1. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have two brown egg hens who are currently laying. We have one EE, 14 polish bantams and 3 guineas that haven't started yet. We have found four eggs so far that we don't know who is laying. Any ideas? It is the egg in the middle. EE, Banty or Guinea?

  2. madamwlf

    madamwlf Nevermore Acres

    Aug 22, 2010
    Mount Airy, MD
    I'm just making a guess here but maybe the EE. Looks too big to be a banty egg.
  3. akcountrygrrl

    akcountrygrrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2010
    Nenana, AK
    That could be your Guinea egg. They are a little larger than banty eggs but smaller than standard chicken eggs.
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    I have two polish and their eggs are really white I guess it's an EE. Could be wrong though.
  5. oconnorfamily25

    oconnorfamily25 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2010
    Ooo, it looks like a guinea egg to me. : )
  6. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    At this point I am guessing it is a guinea egg. I have found another two the same. Both have been in spots that the guineas like to roost and both have been frozen and cracked. Are the shells thinner?
  7. taprock

    taprock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well I caught her in the act. The egg is from one of my bantam polish - Tina - a blue headed splash. She was up in the eaves with the guineas doing her singing. She hopped down and I climbed up. One nice warm egg. I had thought banty eggs would be smaller. However, I did get two on the same day so someone else is also laying now.
  8. tingle

    tingle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    I have never seen a polish egg that colour I must have had eggs off 1000 diferent hens over the years and all have been dazzling pure white
  9. Carrie Lynn

    Carrie Lynn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 30, 2010
    S.E. Michigan
    I was going to guess banty, the egg in question looks like the ones my banty lays.
    Aren't guinea eggs a little rounder than chicken eggs? Perhaps not...
    What do you all think?

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