Easter egger was laying green eggs but now they are almost white?!?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mommy of two, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. mommy of two

    mommy of two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got our easter Eggers in the spring and they have been laying eggs for a while now but only their first couple were green, now they are pale white!! What happened??
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Eggs tend to lighten as the hens get farther along in their laying cycle. Some of my EEs go from a fairly dark green to a light green by the time they are done, the eggs do look white unless you hold them next to a white egg or a white paper or something. There are other things that can make brown/green eggs lighten, here is a link listing some of the other things. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/vm047
     
  3. mommy of two

    mommy of two Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is their first year laying though. I just don't get it.
     

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