egg color change?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by derby, Feb 17, 2009.

  1. derby

    derby Songster

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    I am suddenly getting pale brown/ tannish eggs that I wasn't getting last year. I figure they must be coming from either my EE who stopped laying in December, or from one of my SLW. While some of the SLW started laying in October, I was never convinced they were all laying. And last year, the EE eggs were pale olive green.

    Do you think it is the EE who is now laying browner eggs than she used to, or a SLW? Can one SLW lay eggs noticeably lighter than the others of that breed?

    Thanks,
    Derby
     
  2. Karlachix

    Karlachix Songster

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    It could be the SLW. I get a few very light tan (almost pink) eggs and every once in a while one that's almost white and I believe they're from my SLW and GLW.
     

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