Chicken eggs pale??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TheKeeper777, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. TheKeeper777

    TheKeeper777 Hatching

    Mar 30, 2016
    Ok so I have 18 week old warrens (4 of them) and their eggs are a bit pale. I noticed this 3 days ago (when I got them). I was just wondering if it is safe and normal.

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    The colour of egg yolks vary ostensibly with diet but there's nothing wrong with them! It may be that wherever you bought them from did not free range or add anything other than feed to their diet. If you do let them out to eat whatever they like, you may well find that the colour of the yolks will deepen a little.

    All the best

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland

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