Egg color of Americauna has changed? Anyone ever had this happen?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Turkenlover, Jun 16, 2010.

  1. Sissy

    Sissy Songster

    Jul 18, 2007
    Sevier county, Tn.
    Our americana is 6months old and
    has been laying Lt. blu eggs never had any other color.
  2. Sachasmom

    Sachasmom Songster

    Mar 1, 2009
    Upstate NY
    I have two Blue Ameraucana hens from a breeder. I bought them last year at a show, and I recall I was disappointed with their egg color (It was very green!) They both now lay a blue egg.

    I have wondered if the Rooster brings anything to the party to contribute to egg color, or if their diet has anything to do with it? I have to admit, I'm kinda stumped. I have a Splash hen in that pen that lays a green egg though.
  3. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    Quote:[​IMG] that was hilarious.
  4. Turkenlover

    Turkenlover Songster

    Jan 14, 2010
    Nellie has started laying again, and is back to laying green eggs. [​IMG] Her one blue egg was not as blue as the one posted earlier in this post, but it was still very blue. Weird. Gotta get her paint factory fixed I guess... [​IMG]

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