who lays white eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by RoyalHillsLLC, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. RoyalHillsLLC

    RoyalHillsLLC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sure I could find it somewhere here, but my daughter asked me if we could get a chicken that lays big white eggs like the ones in the store. What breeds can I look at? I free range and don't want just some broiler house hens. I want breeds better adapted than that. What are some thoughts on that subject? I have a couple white bantams that lay brown eggs, Aracaunas that lay green eggs, now she wants some white eggs to go with them.
     
  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Most of your Mediterannean breeds, like Leghorns and Anconas.
     
  4. gc tiger

    gc tiger Out Of The Brooder

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    Mcmurray Hatchery is a great source of information for which chicks lay white eggs. Just google it and the website will pop up.
     
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    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

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  6. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    yep, I agree to go to www.mcmurrayhatchery.com and click at the top center of day old chicks, then click on each breed to discover everything new that you didn't know.

    bigzio
     
  7. CtlisencedArborist

    CtlisencedArborist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dont think mccmurrys has anything for sexlinks?Didnt see anything....might b wrong.
     
  8. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    yep, they have red star and black star...

    bigzio
     
  9. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MM calls their sex-links Black Stars and Red Stars. I love my MM Black Stars!

    Anyway, a good rule of thumb, white earlobes=white eggs, red earlobes=brown eggs, applies to most breeds, and actually can't think of any it doesn't apply to right now(except for tinted egg layers). [​IMG]
     
  10. CtlisencedArborist

    CtlisencedArborist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG!I learned something new about my babys!I am truly in love with BigBlackmomma!Black star she is?Id quess so.
     

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