Can a chicken switch what egg color she lays? I have three older hens that lay two brown eggs and one green egg. Then I have three younger pullets which lay one blue, one dark brown (Welsummer), and one basic brown (my feed store EE). I also have two even younger EE's that just started laying a few weeks ago and their eggs are still tiny olive green. Let's do the math, that's: 3 that lay basic brown 3 that lay green 1 that lays blue 1 that lays chocolate brown My oldest three ladies are in awful states of molting and I don't believe any of them are laying a thing right now. I am consistently getting 3 green eggs,one blue egg and a chocolate colored egg a day. Haven't seen a basic brown egg in weeks. My confusion is the EE that lays basic brown eggs. I'm suddenly getting an extra green egg and haven't seen a single basic brown egg for weeks. She's not molting and was born March 2011. I KNOW she used to lay basic brown eggs, because I've watched her do it. I was so confused and disappointed my EE laid brown. Is there any possible way her body switched from laying brown to green eggs? I don't know where this extra green egg is coming from and I'm sure my oldest EE is not laying right now. She doesn't squat any more and has lost her entire tail and half of her feathers. I'm so confused!