A Lighter Colored Egg

OldGuy43

Songster
8 Years
One of our Red Sex-Links lays much lighter colored eggs than the rest. In fact, they're almost pink. I was cooking lunch for OldGal and I, (Eggs, sausage and toast) and discovered that; Not only was the shell lighter, but the white spread out almost 3 times as much in the pan. The eggs don't seem to taste any different.

Any thoughts?
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WalkingOnSunshine

Crowing
11 Years
Apr 8, 2008
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The other thing you have is some sort of stress. Stress can cause watery whites and pinkish shells. A further cause of pinkish shells can be excess calcium.

If she's laying an egg every day, then frankly I wouldn't worry about it. If she was contagious, your other hens would have shown signs of disease by now.
 

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