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?
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  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    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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