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Eggs are losing their color...

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crazeetxn, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. crazeetxn

    crazeetxn Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 20, 2010
    West Texas
    Morning all -

    Over the past few weeks, I've noticed what used to be deep brown and tan eggs are fading to lighter shades. Should I be worried? Only things that's changed really is the temp...

    Thanks for the replies.

  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    I find that if they have been laying a long time since the last molt, the shell color fades. After they molt and refresh their system, the egg shell color is very nice when they do start laying again.

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