Color of eggs changing?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Dchicken207, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Dchicken207

    Dchicken207 Chirping

    Jun 15, 2011
    So my EE has been laying a nice olive/green egg consistently but today she laid a light blue egg. is this just a one time thing? what are the chances she will lay more blue eggs? I don't really care what color they are just thought it was cool.

    all the eggs on the back row are from the same EE
    Last edited: Dec 15, 2011

  2. erinszoo

    erinszoo Songster

    Jun 28, 2011
    North Central Oklahoma
    I don't know about the color of EE eggs changing over time but I know my BR's eggs can change shades of brown from day-to-day. They are still brown but some days they are dark and some days they are lighter and other days they have a few spots ... I would guess it could be the same for an EE.
  3. LynninOK

    LynninOK In the Brooder

    May 3, 2011
    Claremore, Oklahoma
    I was getting green egg almost every day for a few month, then all of a sudden, they stopped. That was about a month ago, and I haven't gotten one since. I have a theory that green egg color may be tied into eating green grass or plants. My yard is almost all bermuda and has been very brown for a while now. I'm still getting plenty of eggs, and everyone is accounted for and happy. It's just the darnedest thing. Does anybody else notice a similar phenomenon?
  4. coyotesmommy

    coyotesmommy Songster

    Jun 13, 2011
    My hens went from laying a nice dark tan egg to laying a light tan egg because I changed the brand of food. [​IMG]

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