Egg color lighter and lighter, should I be worried?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by auto5man, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. auto5man

    auto5man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orp has been laying for about three weeks, and she has very light brown eggs. This morning her egg was VERY light colored almost cream colored. I feed her layer feed and she gets lots of treats and free-ranges all day...is there something she's not getting nutrition wise? Is something wrong? I hope not, she's my favorite.
     
  2. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eggs will get lighter the longer they lay. It is most noticable in the dark brown egg layers (marans, penedesenca, etc)
    I have even seen the egg after skipping a day be a little darker . Its natural, nothin to worry about.
     
  3. auto5man

    auto5man Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, I can stop worrying, thanks for reply!
     

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