Egg color changed from olive to blue from same EE

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by flowerchicks, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one EE and she has always laid plain ol' green eggs, all the eggs in these pictures are from her. Sometimes (as in the picture below, top right) they are darker and more olive. Yesterday, she laid the BLUE egg. I KNOW it is her egg, because I know the eggs from all me hens (I only have 9 and one is broody and not laying, and they are all different breeds). Can somebody explain how a green egg laying EE can lay a Blue egg? I have searched other posts and the concensus is that the egg may get a little lighter or darker, but wont change color. For comparison, the bowl is a light tan color.
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  2. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] anybody have any input at all?
     
  3. kerrysmommy

    kerrysmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my hen did that 2 i think it is just how well it is deveoping idk really just an idea have u changed the feed latly?
     
  4. flowerchicks

    flowerchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No, haven't changed feed, and she finished molting in November.
     
  5. allpeepedout

    allpeepedout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your hen blue it? She's feeling blue? Her bluejeans are too tight?
    (It's bluetiful! Enjoy.)
     

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