Do different eggs have different nutritional values?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by UBkevy, Apr 21, 2011.

  1. UBkevy

    UBkevy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know this might sound dumb but, do different breeds/ egg colors have different nutritional values? With so many different breeds and egg types do some invest more into there eggs biologically versus others?
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Simply put...an egg is an egg. [​IMG]

    ...and that was not a dumb question, I have seen this question quite a few times on here. [​IMG]
     
  3. mulewagon

    mulewagon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As I understand, what you feed the chickens affects the nutritional value. Chickens that get a lot of grass and plants produce eggs that are higher in the fatty acids you need (omega 3, I think!)
     
  4. Cindilou

    Cindilou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I give my chickens a little flax seed in yogurt every once in a while to increase the omega 3s in their system. You are what you eat.
     

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