Different eggs, from the same hen??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Bleenie, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I have been getting some different colored eggs lately. I do have 2 young hens that could have just started laying but the Wyandotte was for sure laying brown eggs & the other is a Wyandotte/Olive egger mix.

    The only green eggs I have ever gotten are 3 Olive eggs, from my OE girls. But I have recently started getting a whitish to pale green egg, could this be from the mixed breed girl? I wasn't sure what color egg to expect from her, guess i kinda figured i would get a brown egg because she looks more wyandotte, but am i lucky & getting a new light green egg?

    Could these be from the same girl?

  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    No, not from the same bird. There are only 2 base eggshell colors, blue and white. They either lay a blue egg, or a white egg, and then add color on top of that. You can get variations in shades from the same hen, but the base shell color will be the same.

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