I'm pleased with my Coloured Egg layers this year

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I'm pleased with my Coloured Egg layers this year

Post: #251253 darkbrowneggs
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:45 pm

Having kept my Marans for many years now, I have suddenly got interested in different coloured eggs. I am really pleased with them so far this year. All being well there should be some for hatching later in the season

This is what they have laid this year
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Post: #251263 Milims
Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:30 pm

Ooooohhh pretty! :iconbiggrin:
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Post: #251274 Millymollymandy
Fri Jan 06, 2012 8:19 am

They are lovely!
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Post: #251291 darkbrowneggs
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:46 pm

Thanks - is there a way of posting a photo rather than just a link? :icon_smile:

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Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:54 pm

They looked like several boxes of yummy chocolates to me! :lol:
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Post: #251484 Henwoman
Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:31 pm

They're brilliant. I am very jealous as the fox took my blue egg laying hens in the early summer and I don't have any Marans at the moment either. There's something really lovely about a display like yours.

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Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:43 pm

Thanks everyone :iconbiggrin: :iconbiggrin:

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Post: #251900 Henwoman
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:01 pm

It's all your fault, darkbrowneggs, you made me remember how much I loved coloured eggs! I collected a trio of Cream Legbars at the weekend, so when they come into lay I shall have blue eggs again.

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Post: #251904 darkbrowneggs
Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:22 pm

Well done, plenty of lovely "Easter Eggs" for you then :icon_smile: :icon_smile:

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Post: #251929 Millymollymandy
Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:24 pm

darkbrowneggs wrote:Thanks - is there a way of posting a photo rather than just a link? :icon_smile:

I think if you reduce the size to 720 pixels wide or less it will come up on the screen as that's the message I've been getting of late when I've tried to post pictures.
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Post: #253191 bill1953
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:49 am

Funny the way we find coloured eggs more appetising!. I am told that in the USA it's the other way around and they prefer the white eggs.
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Post: #253816 Bristolbelle
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:34 pm

What breed of hens lays the diffrent coloured eggs. And are any of them hybrids?
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Post: #253817 darkbrowneggs
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:57 pm

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Right - worked out how to post photos - Hope its not too big

The darkest brown ones are from my Cuckoo Marans, the greeny ones (don't show well in the photo are from my Olive Eggers, and the blue (again look a bit bluer in real life) are from Cream Legbars . The speckled ones are from my Higgledy Harriets

I am hoping to hatch out some ivory white ones and some more pinky coloured ones this year, and am switching on the inccy tomorrow

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Post: #254581 bill1953
Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:24 pm

Great pic thanks :sunny:
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Post: #254589 Henwoman
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:41 pm

Is this a joke? There's no picture showing for me.


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