Cream legbar egg changed color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by newchickfl, Sep 7, 2016.

  1. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cream legbar started laying about 3 weeks ago...her first egg was blue - i added pic below - but now are bluish green....i thought a chickens first egg was the color it would be and not change or do they??? [​IMG]
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Egg color can lighten or darken, the base color can not change, but the hues can.
     
  3. newchickfl

    newchickfl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks - it is almost a blue mint green now - still a very pretty egg I was just expecting it to stay the original blue.
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Blue base shell will stay pretty much the same color.....but the brown coating, that makes a blue shelled egg green, can vary.
     

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