Now explain how this happens!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 7L Farm, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For two days now I go collect eggs & find one completely white egg. I see this white egg sitting there. I do have a fake white egg but its been marked & its been around for awhile. My chickens lay brown eggs I have 9 RIR"S & 1 Dominique . I've always gotten brown eggs sometimes the eggs are somewhat pinkish but never solid white. It has to be from my Dominique pullet I would think. But she always has layed light brown eggs. I pick the white egg up & put it back down because my chickens don't lay store white eggs. Did she run out of dye are what's up with white eggs. I want brown eggs .
     
  2. MommaOrp

    MommaOrp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure but my chooks eggs change colour sometime.
     
  3. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine do to but solid white it looks like a store bought egg not farm fresh. I don't wanna start dyeing my eggs brown. My customers want brown eggs.
     
  4. remuda1

    remuda1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any chance that someone is pulling your leg? I'm sure that it could happen spontaneously but for some reason, it has the ring of a prank to me [​IMG]. Just a thought, hope you get to the bottom of it.
     
  5. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Eggs from my older hens are lighter than they used to be. No white ones yet but one of the blue ones is getting close.
     
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I thought the same thing but I'm always at the farm & one time the egg was still hot.
     
  7. FiveAcres

    FiveAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be interested to here a final ruling here as that is quite bizzare!
     
  8. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's a dozen & half & the white one.[​IMG]
     
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    crawfordmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The egg color can differ at different times during their laying cycle. I find that my brown layers lighten up quite a bit toward the end of theirs, but I haven't seen actual white. [​IMG]
     
  10. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes , me too!! You can see there's some in the carton like that. I've just never seen mine lay white eggs. I've gotten two in a row so today will make three. will find out. It's no biggy just freaks me out while collecting eggs. I pick it up & think it's the fake egg. Weird!!
     

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