Ameraucana Egg Color

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ralbis1, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. ralbis1

    ralbis1 New Egg

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    Do Ameraucanas ever change their egg color? I have a flock with two of them, the birds are about eight months old. Today I found a green egg, which is a first. I am guessing this was the first egg of one of my Ameraucanas that has always been a little slow developmentally. But I wanted to know if it might be possible for the same bird every lays differently colored eggs. Thanks.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] The basic color does not change. It may become lighter as the laying cycle progresses, but a blue egg layer does not lay brown eggs.
     
  3. ralbis1

    ralbis1 New Egg

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    Thank you!
     
  4. dustcover

    dustcover Out Of The Brooder

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    My Ameracauna lays what might be mistaken as a white egg, but upon close examination the eggs have a consistently green tinge to them.
     
  5. lomine

    lomine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ameraucanas only lay eggs in shades of blue. If the egg is green it means it's an Easter Egger.
     

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