EE Lay Brown eggs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BigBuckSnort, Sep 9, 2008.

  1. BigBuckSnort

    BigBuckSnort Out Of The Brooder

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    Someone told me that if a chicken lays brown eggs, it is not a real EEer. Is this true? I have (or think ) I have 2 young pullets that have not laid yet.
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    EEs can lay brown, tan, "pinkish," green, blue, or blue-green. I began with six of them; only 2 of which laid green eggs. The other lay a tan or pinkish color.
     
  3. BigBuckSnort

    BigBuckSnort Out Of The Brooder

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    Will a hen only lay one certain color, or a variety of colors?
     
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Her color stays the same for life. It may get darker or lighter but stays the color she starts with.
     

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