ameiaucana egg questions

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by d3rabbitry, Feb 2, 2013.

  1. d3rabbitry

    d3rabbitry Out Of The Brooder

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    My hens just starting laying about a month ago and at first they were laying a decent blue color.Now the eggs have turned a light ugly green and have a weird rough texture to them as well.What can I do to help this problem.
     
  2. nakstk

    nakstk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chicken don't usually change the color eggs they lay. Maybe you have a new layer laying? The rough texture is calcium deposits.
     
  3. RWise

    RWise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EEers eggs vary in color from olive to green to green/brown, it depends on her diet. She is the only one laying a jumbo egg, the other EEer has just started laying and she is a tiny thing and laying a small blue egg, all my other hens lay brown eggs.
     
  4. d3rabbitry

    d3rabbitry Out Of The Brooder

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    Maybe one stoped laying and one of the other young ones started not sure will the calcium deposits clear on there own or is there something I need to do
     
  5. d3rabbitry

    d3rabbitry Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry about my spelling ameraucanas and they are pure got them from somebody listed on the ameraucana breeders listings
     
  6. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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  7. RWise

    RWise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A BR I have sometimes lays rough white spotted eggs, for her it is a calcium balance thing. Since she got used to having oyster shell (free to get all she wants) it cleared and only returned once more for 2 days.
    Got pics of the egg?
     

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