Egg Colors

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bloom chicks, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can a hen lay a speckled egg and then not lay a speckled egg? And also can the color change slightly? My chickens are laying brown eggs can the shade change a little? I have 2 red rocks (one started monday and they both layed on Tuesday), 2 RIR (1 started on Thursday and 1 started today), and a BO (her 1st one today) that are laying. I have 11 eggs thus far and only one is speckeled.
     
  2. kari_dawn

    kari_dawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yep, they can change a little (not a lot). I had a BO who's eggs would get more speckled if she got a large amount of mealworms for treats.
     
  3. bloom chicks

    bloom chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you so much.
     

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