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one chicken is laying speckled eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by oh_crap, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. oh_crap

    oh_crap Hatching

    Oct 16, 2011
    Hello there! I have three golden sex links that just started laying in the few days to two weeks. Everything was going fine until yesterday when one layed a brown egg that had white speckles on it then I got another one today. I think it's the same hen that's laying them. I tried washing it and when it's wet it looked normal, but when it dried it was back to being speckled. Is there something wrong with the hens diet or the egg? Or do I just get cool looking eggs? Are they safe to eat still? Thanks very much. [​IMG]

  2. BigDaddy'sGurl

    BigDaddy'sGurl Songster

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wilkesboro NC

    Good question~and the simple answer is: you will occasionally just get cool looking eggs. [​IMG]

    They are probably calcium deposits and do not affect the egg at all, but are pretty to look at! [​IMG]

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