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Eggs are losing their color...

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

  1. crazeetxn

    crazeetxn In 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 Free Ranging

    Feb 2, 2009
    Southeast Louisiana
    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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