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. Mini Meat

    Mini Meat Chillin' With My Peeps

    All i can say is wow...

    Just wow...[​IMG]
  2. bruceha2000

    bruceha2000 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Apr 19, 2012
    NW Vermont
    Clear Pepsi is easy they DON'T put in the artificial caramel coloring.

    Posted at 11:55 AM Friday
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2016
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  3. Mini Meat

    Mini Meat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Call it Love our layers AKA... LOL
    2 people like this.
  4. Chickerdoodle13

    Chickerdoodle13 The truth is out there...

    Mar 5, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    This is really exciting in the poultry industry right now, especially since brown eggs can bring in more money than white. I've heard that a lot of the major eggs farms will be transitioning to this new feed! (And it's a fully balanced, natural feed!)
  5. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    so the feed here basically removes the caramel coloring from the eggs?!?
  6. Chris58

    Chris58 New Egg

    Apr 1, 2016
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

    Nov 4, 2014
    East Tennessee.
    I'm definitely getting a bag or two of this feed when my local feed store starts carrying it. I will no longer have to spend years breeding for the perfect egg color in my flock! Who needs EE's?
    My questions are: 1) if I feed the blue egg feed to my dark brown egg layers will I get olive eggs? 2) What happens if I feed this to my speckled egg layers? 3) Will they come out with more colors later on other than the four mentioned? I would love to have some bright purple or red eggs.
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2016
  8. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    I want to feed pale pink and pale blue to some Leghorns, so I can get purple eggs. Easter Egger egg colors are so last year.
  9. mahermic

    mahermic Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2016
    Colorific Egg Feed.

    Just an FYI for those concerned about chemicals added to a feed to change the color of the eggs. The reason why " pink flamingos" are pink is based on the diet they eat. In the wild you will see versions of pink flamingos from pure white to a dark cherry pink all based on what they eat. Also birds in the wild of the same species will have different colors of eggs as well based on their diet in the region they live. It can be done by natural selection of feed in their diet and not just chemical additives.
  10. makemesmile

    makemesmile New Egg

    Mar 7, 2015
    I'd really like an ombra colored egg, that gradiates from blue to pale pink. I'm sure I can achieve this by feeding blue on Mondays, then pink the next day.

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