Who's laying these eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CassInMass, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. CassInMass

    CassInMass Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG]I have four pullets 6 1/2 months old. I have a Salmon Favorelle, a Rose Comb Leghorn, an Arucana and what I think is an Australorp. This morning I found a tinted egg in the nest. Two hours later, there were two white eggs in the nesting box. Could the Australorp be a Minorca. What age do they get their white spot on their head?? It doesn't have one yet, but the comb and wattles look too big for a Australorp hen. It hasn't crowed or showed any aggressiveness, so I don't think it's a rooster. I have found green tinted eggs, white eggs and occassionally an egg that looks faintly tan. Any ideas??
     
  2. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    green egg=americauna/ee
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2009
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, leghorn's lay white eggs. Australorp would lay a tan colored egg. Not sure about the favorelle.


    It's my understanding with Araucana's that they only lay blue eggs. EE lay green eggs.
     
  4. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    http://www.mypetchicken.com/chicken-breeds/breed-list.aspx

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    the link on MPC on eggs laid by breed - the leghorn should be white eggs, the Araucana is the tinted blue, but I have heard of them laying tinted green (so my great-grandma would say.)

    Australorp - brown

    I don't know about the spot on the head, or anything like that. But the egg list should help! [​IMG]
     

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