Egg: Brown with Blue Specks

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MakeMineCadburys, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. MakeMineCadburys

    MakeMineCadburys In the Brooder

    Jul 29, 2009
    Southern Cali
    This egg looks like someone spattered blue paint on the lower half.

    I have three RIR - been laying for months now, and they've always been mostly plain brown, sometimes with purplish specks.

    I'm thinking (read hoping) that my Ameraucana might have laid this?

    The thing is - she would be new at it, and the egg is good sized 1.8 oz. When my RIRs started, they were only laying MAYBE 1 oz-ers.

    Could it be hers or do RIR's eggs change colors sometimes?

    Thanks for all your help BYCers!!!

  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    It would be from the Ameraucana. Some chickens never seem to go through the pullet egg stage.
  3. Alyssandra

    Alyssandra In the Brooder

    Apr 22, 2009
    snohomish, WA
    I sometimes get eggs from my RIR that look like they have some purplish specks on them....Or even sometimes some white specks...I just figured it had to do with how much calcium she had.....I have 2 EE's but they both lay a lighter almost pinkish egg.
  4. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Songster

    Sep 9, 2009
    Olympia, WA
    I don't know who layed it, but I can tell you my EE never did lay pullet eggs. She started with med/lg eggs and went to large ones within the first week.

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