Eggs changing color the more hen lays

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ametauss, Nov 5, 2008.

  1. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got what is suppose to be a black Americuana and her first 3 eggs were blue now they're more of an olive blue going to olive...

    Is this just normal?? I know my buff orp's eggs would very in hew from light tan to a med tan but this is Black Beauty's first week laying...

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  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
    Newnan, Georgia
    They often do change colors and get darker duringthe first and middle their cycle and then toward the end of their cycle they will lighten up again
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    It's a normal occurance. Don't worry [​IMG]
     
  4. ametauss

    ametauss Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so I can expect blue and green eggs?? how kool is that!!!

    You go black beauty.... now if the other girls will start laying...

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