Egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by coachwife2004, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. coachwife2004

    coachwife2004 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm wondering if my chickens are foraging around the yard for food everyday and I feed them laying feed, what color will the yolk be? I'm looking for the highly prized deep gold color of the free range eggs I just want to know how to get that?[​IMG]
     
  2. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    Lots of nice green grass and bugs [​IMG] Our yolks are SUPER dark in the summertime. And really tasty!
     
  3. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:My hens have the lovely orange because I have a mobile coop and run setup so they get fresh ground every day which keeps the eggs nice and orange and also keeps the hens happy and healthy [​IMG]
     

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