Egg Color Inside and Out - pictures please!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chicken5555, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. Chicken5555

    Chicken5555 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello! I've been explaining to my kids that eggs have a base color and a coating, but none of my chickens are laying yet. Can you all please post a picture of your eggs cracked open so I can show my kids some real examples? I would love to see all shades of Olive, Green, Speckled, Chocolate, Brown, Tan, Pink, Tinted, White and Blue. Please make sure we can see both the inside and the outside of the egg shell. Thank you all very much!
     
  2. Chicken5555

    Chicken5555 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nobody has eggs?
     
  3. Chicken5555

    Chicken5555 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am seriously disappointed that no one has a single pictures they'd be willing to share. My kids were looking forward to seeing them.
     
  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Hi,
    What an intriguing idea! Maybe query the folks on the different threads of the breeds which lay these colors of eggs. Then import the pics here for everyone to see. Marans for dark brown. Sussex for tinted brown. Leghorn for white. Araucanas for blue. Ameraucana for blue nd green? Easter Egger for blue, green and olive? Pink, hum. Not sure which breed there. Just tell the folks in those breed you are putting together a project and want to showcase the eggs of their breed.
    Best,
    Karen
    Oh, Marans can also lay Brown eggs with darker brown speckles on them. Very pretty.
    The brown on the Marans eggs is on the surface only and can be rubbed off. The inside of the egg is white.
     
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2016
  5. Chicken5555

    Chicken5555 Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is a wonderful idea Karen! Thanks a million.
     
  6. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    I don't think there is anything like it out there. Personally, I think it would make a great "stickie",. That's a thread the moderators choose to mark as permanently educational for the rest of the community.
    Best,
    Karen
     

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