Has anyone had a brown egg layer lay a random white egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by dominiquetrix, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. dominiquetrix

    dominiquetrix Out Of The Brooder

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    I found a white egg in my run about a week ago.
    All my girls are brown egg layers- Dominique, Wyndotte, BCM.
    The run is fenced and has wire on top. It is also inside our fenced backyard.

    Anybody have any ideas?

    Our neighbor has one black bantom who does fly over their fence occasionally.
    I found her in my yard yesterday. She is very shy, no one can catch her. It seems unlikely she would have gotten into my run much less stayed long enough to lay an egg.

    What do you guys think? [​IMG]
     
  2. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I have. not blazing white, but from one day, dark marans egg, next day, barely off white cream tinted with a faint splattering of tiny brown flecks of pigment.
     
  3. jadeybaby70

    jadeybaby70 Out Of The Brooder

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    My wyandottes sometimes lay very light colored eggs....could that be a possibility?[​IMG]
     
  4. dominiquetrix

    dominiquetrix Out Of The Brooder

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    Ii wondered if it could be the wyndotte. Her's are the lightest eggs I have. But, this egg is WHITE. No spots. A little rough in texture, you know what I mean? The shell is not smooth, but is white and a little smaller than the Wyns. normal eggs. ( Her's are the smallest egs I get)
     
  5. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Texas Red chicken that was laying brown eggs she now lays store bought w[​IMG]hite eggs.
     
  6. dominiquetrix

    dominiquetrix Out Of The Brooder

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    That's crazy! She just started laying white eggs? how does that happen? Is it "normal" or a sign of some nutritional or other issue?

    So far I've only gotten one white egg. Has your hen continued to lay white eggs, if so for how long?
     

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