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Eggs changed color?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crazy hen quartet, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I have heard that there are only two colors of eggs: white and blue. Brown is a white egg with a brown pigment deposited on the journey down, and green a blue with brown pigment.

    A couple of weeks ago a very weird thing happened. I have five girls who lay, one dark brown, one medium brown, two cream and one green. One day I got a medium brown, three white and a blue egg. No kidding.

    All I can figure is that something in their diet or environment affected everyone's pigment depositing process - A couple days later everyone's eggs were back to normal.

    Has this ever happened to anyone else?
     

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