Who's laying THESE eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tcoope, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. tcoope

    tcoope Just Hatched

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    We have two Buff Orpingtons and two Speckeled Sussexes that are 6 months old and two Americanas that are 5 months old. We are getting two brown and one creamy white eggs about every two days. I've caught both of the BOs laying and they are definitely laying brown eggs. We understood that the Speckeleds would lay brown eggs as well. So who is sneaking into our coop and putting white eggs in? :/
     
  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm....are they pure white? You said 'creamy white' in the post- are they slightly tinted?
     
  3. what did I do

    what did I do Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm guessing speckles is laying light brown eggs, light enough to look white. If you have a chicken with white ears that is the one laying white eggs. All the chickens with red ears lay brown eggs or colored eggs.

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