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I am really wanting to start a flock that lays a large variety of colors. What are some good breeds that lay a true pink egg?

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post #2 of 31

Well you don't really get a pink egglayer, there are exceptions. EE's could be a good possibility and also cream egg layers.

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post #3 of 31

Some of the cream egg layers mentioned above are salmon faverolles, silver-grey dorkings, and that sort. I think cochins also lay a cream-colored egg, or at least my bantams do. Occasionally one of my BR's will lay a pink egg, but it's rare.

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True Ameraucanas only lay blue eggs.  The hatcheries sell Easter-eggers regardless of what they call them.  They lay blue, green, sometimes brown, and sometimes pinkish eggs.  If you got 25 chicks from a hatchery there is a chance one of them might lay a pink egg.  I had one last year that laid a pink egg.

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post #5 of 31

My bantom OEGB`s lay true pink eggs. They are a soft pink , so pink we didn`t need to dye them for easter:)

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post #6 of 31

The closest to a true pink (although it looks to be more of a purpley mauve) is from a croad langshan.

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post #7 of 31

Check out the egg in my avatar!  Only problem is that it can't be bred for, sorry!  This was laid by a Marans hen.  About every 20 eggs or so, she'd lay one with a coating of something on it that would make it appear mauve.  When I ran it under water, it would turn back to the dark brown, but as it dried, it dried back to the mauve color.  I know someone who had a similar hen and tried to breed for it, but she was not successful.

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post #8 of 31
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I have seen a couple pictures posted here with pink eggs and was hoping it was as easy as get an easter egger! I guess the rarity of them makes them that much more desireable droolin Ohh boy this will probably be a long (and fun) road to find myself a pink egg layer. Thank you all smile

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post #9 of 31

My one and only EE hen lays a peachy pink colored egg

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post #10 of 31

I get a pink/purple egg from my Barred Rock.

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