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Need information on Ameraucana chicken eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jaamnhills, Aug 4, 2008.

  1. jaamnhills

    jaamnhills Hatching

    Jun 6, 2007
    I have Ameraucana chickens that are now laying green eggs. I love them! I have heard that the green eggs are low in cholesterol. Where can I find more info on nutritional value of these eggs? Thanks for any help.

  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Welcome to the forum!

    There is no difference in nutrition between green, brown and/or white eggs:


    From http://eggriffic.com/

    Are blue eggs, from Ameraucanas, lower in cholesterol than white and brown eggs?

    No. This is a very common question because years ago some hatcheries claimed that these eggs were reported to be lower in cholesterol and higher in nutritional value than other chicken eggs.​

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