Can a hen change her egg color?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Book, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. Book

    Book Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1st Question:

    Can a pullet that has laid brown eggs every single time for months suddenly lay a bright white egg?
     
  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    Possible, but not very likely. The brown color is put onto the white egg as it passes through the hen's oviduct, so, it's possible for it to pass without any added color, but highly unlikely.
     

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