Who's egg is this?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by lightchick, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    This is a egg I got this morning. I only have two girls (brown sex link and black sex link) laying right now and they don't lay speckled eggs.
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    The two other eggs are eggs from yesterday.
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    The egg circled in orange is my Brown sex link"s and the egg circled in green is my Black sex link's.
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    I only have two other girls old enough to lay yet and they are a Australorp and a SIlkie. Is it just a malfunction of the Black sex link's or is it the Australorp that's started laying? I got two egg today, this one and then one that looked like Pumpkin's (Brown sex link).
     
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  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Are you asking due to the color, the size or the markings? If it's the markings - to me, it looks like it got knocked around pretty good in the nest box after it was laid - feet/nails of the laying hen and any others who are in the box after her can do a real number as they walk all over the eggs.
     
  3. lightchick

    lightchick Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry. I didn't get all of it typed right away. The white marks aren't poop. They are part of the egg color.
     
  4. dekel18042

    dekel18042 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a guess but since the egg is a different color and smaller, I think one of your younger girls may be starting to lay. You should know the answer in a few days.
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I'd bet it's the australorps...and the spots are just excessive bloom...or could be one of the sexlinks and a glitch in both size and coating.
    If the links just started laying, not unusual to get a few funky eggs the first month or so...and any age hen can lay funky egg once in a while.
     

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