Egg questions from a chicken newbie

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mlcrowley, Mar 21, 2017.

  1. mlcrowley

    mlcrowley Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! This may seem silly, I apologize if so. We've got 5 3-year old hens that are starting to lay after a rough winter. I thought I had it narrowed down to who was laying, but today they confused me. It seems as though we are getting 5 different colored eggs, so that would tell me all 5 have resumed laying, but is it possible for a hens egg color to change slightly day to day? I thought only one of our EE'S were laying, but yesterday's egg was slightly greenish and the one today is noticeably more blue. Thoughts?
     
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    mlcrowley Out Of The Brooder

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  3. bobbi-j

    bobbi-j Chicken Obsessed

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    Five hens, five eggs... looks to me like everyone participated today!
     
  4. mlcrowley

    mlcrowley Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a collection over 2 days. We got 3 eggs yesterday, 3 today. Two of them I know are the same hen, the barred rock who laid the middle one in the photo :) I didn't include her egg from yesterday in the photo
     
  5. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    I would say the blue and green eggs came from different birds because of the shape and speckles on the green.
    But just keep watching, taking pics everyday might help for comparison after a week or two.
    Those 5 eggs all look pretty unique.
     
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