Egg color questions

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Jacob42, Nov 14, 2009.

  1. Jacob42

    Jacob42 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have 2 polish hens and 2 silkie hens, the polish have been laying for awhile and one silkie just laid her first egg, We are wondering how long it will take for the eggs to be white instead of pink.
     
  2. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
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    Silkies lay BROWN eggs. Not pink or white. I don't think you have silkies. Can you post pics of your "silkies"?
     
  3. Ms~Silkie~Girl

    Ms~Silkie~Girl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no Silkies lay White eggs
     
  4. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

  5. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my silkie is laying pure white eggs so far... only had one that was very lightly tinted.

    eggs are TINY and only come every other day, like clockwork!
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    I guess I learned something new. My bad about the false info. [​IMG] BUT Jacob42 said that their "silkie" lays PINK eggs. That cannot be right!
     
  7. aimeeinwv

    aimeeinwv Chillin' With My Peeps

    Pink could be considered tinted, couldn't it? Maybe a very pale brownish.. mine are kinda pink too. Don't feel bad! We are all here to learn... specially me! [​IMG]
     
  8. Jacob42

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    Here is a store egg, white, then a polish egg what I call pink cuz its not white and looks pink to my eyes, and a silkie egg which also appears to be pink to me, call it brown if you want to, I am just saying that to me it looks pink. I am told polish and silkies lay white eggs and I was just wondering when they would look white. If they dont then they should be called cream color or something other than white. I am told my Favorelles will lay cream color eggs, does this mean they will be the same color or will they be different? The only ones I know for certain is the Murans will be laying chocolate eggs.

    On here they seem to appear a bit more brown or tan, but they do appear more pink in person.
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2009
  9. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My polish lays white eggs....
     
  10. Jacob42

    Jacob42 Out Of The Brooder

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    white as in store bought eggs? or creame like these Mahonri?
     

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