egg color question


9 Years
Jan 16, 2011
I noticed the other day the the inside wall of the brown eggs are white whereas the inside wall of the blue egg was blue. Why is that?
Someone please correct me if im wrong but what i remember is that brown eggs are white eggs covered in brown its the genes. Basically the base. And green is on blue.
LOL, I just went and cracked open a blue egg to compare it to a shell of a brown egg that I had. The brown egg has a bright white inner shell and the blue egg does have a light blue inner shell. Hell, I have no idea why that would be, sorry. Very good question though!
I don't know why, but that is the way it is. Chickens can lay eggs with a white shell or a blue shell. The blue shells come from the araucana or ameraucana breeds. All other chickens have a white egg shell. Eggs can be coated in some shade of brown or not. A green egg is a blue shell with brown coating, from a chicken that is a mix between a blue egg laying breed and a brown egg laying breed.

Chickens can have skin that is yellow, white or black, too.

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