April Fools 2016 - New Development: Chicken Feed That Changes Egg Shell Color!

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Nifty-Chicken, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Perfect!

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  2. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. allykay219

    allykay219 Out Of The Brooder

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    Shell of a different color
    Vibrant feed
     
  4. LRRanch

    LRRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    I think this will open up a whole new can of worms. As a breeder,I work hard to get genetics correct for a breed along with egg color. I can see dishonest people using this to cheat people out of money. This feed could be used to make Marans eggs darker long enough to sell. The buyer thinks they have gotten a great Marans that lay super dark eggs and then a few weeks down the road the feed wears off and you end up with a run of the mill Marans. Same thing with easter eggers. The dishonest person could pass off regular old mixed white egg layers as EE. You take your birds home all excited about your new colorful basket of eggs, and then a few weeks later all you have is a bunch of White eggs. There is a reason people raise certain breeds and many people put a lot of work into improving breeds. This feed just seems like someone is cheating the system and jumping to the finish line without doing any work, in my opinion.
     
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  5. Corinna11

    Corinna11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Easter Feed
    Easter Feed Pink
    Easter Feed Green
    Easter Feed Blue
    Easter Feed Brown
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  6. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    I vote for this one too!! can you have more than one vote?? [​IMG]
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia "I Believe" Premium Member

    Good one!!
     
  8. my3chis

    my3chis New Egg

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    Pastel feed
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  9. orpington13

    orpington13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "Pre-Painted Eggs! Less of a Mess!"
     
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  10. SilverWolff

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    I agree with you 100%
     

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