Egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by quackyduck, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. quackyduck

    quackyduck Just Hatched

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    I usually get brown eggs and today an almost white one showed up
     
  2. quackyduck

    quackyduck Just Hatched

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  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Brown eggs are white eggs with brown pigment over the top. So if the pigment doesn't get added, you can get a white egg.
     
  4. quackyduck

    quackyduck Just Hatched

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    Thank you for your quick reply
     
  5. UKApril

    UKApril Out Of The Brooder

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    That's interesting. I've had a Columbine since autumn which was supposed to be a blue egg layer. However two broken white eggs appeared under the perches and I thought I'd been diddled. A few weeks ago she started laying pale blue eggs and I was puzzled over who actually laid the white eggs. Now I realise it was her all along.
     

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