egg speckels are purple

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by abhaya, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    I have one chicken who is laying eggs with purple speckles shiuld i be worried? sorry the pic is a but blurry but with the flash the color is messed up lol
    could this be from my barred rock?

    Last edited: Jan 3, 2011
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Nope, no worries! [​IMG]
  3. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

    May 9, 2010
    Egglanta, GA
    That's completely normal. I get those a lot.
  4. PunkinPeep

    PunkinPeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    SouthEast Texas
    me too [​IMG]
  5. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Enjoy [​IMG]
  6. crazy4chix

    crazy4chix Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 25, 2010
    My Americauna hen lays eggs just like that! Sometimes the spots are raised. Cool!
  7. Inkheart

    Inkheart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    Columbus Ohio
    I get those from one of my Delaware hens and a friend gets a few from his LG cochins - no worries - they are pretty i think!
  8. wood&feathers

    wood&feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2009
    E. KY
    I got a LOT of similar speckles as my partridge Marans came back into lay after brooding and raising a chick. The spots were purple, like I had spattered them with BluKote. Then as her eggs got dark again the spots disappeared.

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