Hen layed a speckled egg! New!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kmath, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. Kmath

    Kmath Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 6 hens all golden comets that lay nice brown eggs. This morning the one egg was speckled.. What can cause that?
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Just a variance in how the "spray paint" got applied this morning. Brown eggs begin as white and are coated in brown pigment prior to being expelled - the pigment isn't always 100% consistent in how it is applied.
     

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