Eggs changed color?

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

  1. crazy hen quartet

    crazy hen quartet Songster

    Dec 20, 2008
    Chandler AZ
    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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