Egg Color Grading?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MEMama3, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. MEMama3

    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awhile back someone was selling ameruacana fertile eggs. In their picture was a bunch of eggs with a little chart laying on top. It was sort of like a paint chip that had various colors from chocolate brown to tan to blue. Each color had a number value. I googled like crazy and can't find anything like it. Has anyone seen these before? Do you know how I could get one?
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks kelsie! Do you know if they have any for "standard" colors, or is it only the special colored eggs that they grade?
     
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    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Good question, those are the two kinds I know of, never looked any farther, the Marans and the blue egg layer breeds have egg color/shades in their standard, which is why I figured they have charts of what is acceptable / wanted. Don't remember ever seeing one with the lighter browns or white/tinted on it, will have to look.
     
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    MEMama3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just thought it would be cool to "grade" my girls' eggs. Plus, I'm starting a breeding program in the spring to see if I can get a truly pink egg layer.
     

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