Easter Eggers' Egg Colors

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CarolJ, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Three of my four EEs started laying over the past couple weeks - one lays a greenish blue egg, and the other two lay a pale green egg. Today my fourth one finally laid her first egg - and it's a pale pinkish-brown with white flecks in it. Absolutely beautiful! I'm so thrilled to have such a pretty colored egg to add to my egg basket! Here's a photo - although it's prettier than it looks in the picture - more pinkish than brown. I hope she continues to lay eggs that are colored like that.

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  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Hate to break it to you but it won't stay that way. The extra pinkish white specks and color are excess blume/bloom and calcium. Eventually they'll just be an ordinary brown.


    But still, congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Quote:LOL! I figured it probablhy wouldn't last. Oh well - at least the first egg is really pretty!
     
  4. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Nice looking eggs! I like the speckles. So far, my 3 EEs have laid a caramel brown egg, and two shades of blue/green. I have a couple more who haven't laid yet, but it is fun waiting to see what we will get. [​IMG]
     
  5. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    N&MSchroeder :

    [​IMG] Nice looking eggs! I like the speckles. So far, my 3 EEs have laid a caramel brown egg, and two shades of blue/green. I have a couple more who haven't laid yet, but it is fun waiting to see what we will get. [​IMG]

    I agree. I plan to get more EEs because I like the variations in color.​
     

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