different colors

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by KyleD., Feb 24, 2009.

  1. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is it possible for a hen to lay eggs a different color each day?
     
  2. sandypaws

    sandypaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont think so.....???????
     
  3. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well i have free range birds and i have found 2 clutches of eggs, both had whitish eggs and then brown eggs and finally a blue looking eggs, sounds weird i know, then i seen a hen lay in a specific place last night and it was brown i check the spot today and its blueish.
     
  4. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not Possible.
     
  5. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so it has to be different hens laying in the same places?
     
  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    yes [​IMG] They like to lay in the same nests or nest boxes [​IMG]
     
  7. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was thinking it wasnt possible but i wasn't just quite sure.
     
  8. Harley's girl

    Harley's girl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Marans eggs get darker and lighter in their cycle. Right at the beginning they are the darkest. (At least that is the way mine are they are hatchery stock) And my EE's are the same. At the beginning they will be a brighter prettier blue but by the end of her cycle they will be a dull green.

    ETA:
    I forgot, there is a thread on here somewhere that shows a pic of an egg they are two totally different colors and they came from the same hen. [​IMG] If I find it I will post the link.

    This is not it but you can see that they could lay a very different color!
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=133380
    Here is another.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=133992
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2009

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