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Brown eggs/White eggs and cholesterol?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by JanieMarie, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Someone was trying to tell me the other day that they didn't eat brown eggs because they are higher in cholesterol. Does anyone know if there is any truth to this? I had never heard this before.

    Not sure if this is the right place to post this. Feel free to move it mods.
     
  2. sunnychooks

    sunnychooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's totally untrue. The color of the shell is only pigment. The egg is the same on the inside. You'd be surprised at the number of people who believe that, though!
     
  3. Jennyhaschicks

    Jennyhaschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] A lady at the grocery store once tried to get me to believe that the color of the egg has to do with what the hens are being fed.
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    No difference.

    Ask them what about green eggs and blue eggs?
     
  5. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ignorance must be bliss for some people. I just couldn't see how this could possibly be true. An egg is an egg is an egg. Sometimes I think the world is devoid of any common sense.
     
  6. JanieMarie

    JanieMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:They'd think I robbed a robbins nest for lunch!
     
  7. Momma_Cluck

    Momma_Cluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you can't change the color of the egg-- and each breed tends to have their own "shades"... but I was told that the depth of the color does vary with their diet....????
     
  8. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought it was the same as cow rules: White cow, white milk. Brown cow, chocolate milk. White hen, white egg. Brown hen, brown egg. But what about Barred Rocks?[​IMG]
     
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Quote:you mean to tell me that you havent seen the zebra striped eggs!??..[​IMG]
     
  10. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:you mean to tell me that you havent seen the zebra striped eggs!??..[​IMG]

    Guess I missed those! Are they for sale, I'll try to hatch anything. I've been all over e-bay looking for swans and flamingos...........[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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