egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dmccann, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. dmccann

    dmccann Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2009
    darlington pa
    My Coop
    we bought peeps last spring the girls were sold as rhode island reds but we are getting green eggs?
  2. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

    Mar 20, 2008
    Then you got some kind of a cross with Ameraucana in it.[​IMG]
  3. ARB

    ARB Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 14, 2009
    I have three pullets and a cockerel. I get two brown eggs (one speckeled) and a tinted egg that is a pale purple. I have heard of tinted eggs. Do they come from a particular breed or are they just random?

    They are good layers. I don't think they have missed a day since they started. I thought laying would be irregular particularly since we set the clocks back.
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2010

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