One little question about silkie eggs.........

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by SillyChick, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. SillyChick

    SillyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 15, 2007
    Do silkie eggs have a black yolk?

    I know it's a silly question(hence my name), but I want to know..............

    Thanks to all the future replies!
  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 5, 2007
    no they are normal eggs
  3. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    SillyChick eggs are for eattin' and I aint eattin' 'em if they are black inside! No they are normal.
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Yep, normal. The "black" of the silkie is generally within the connective tissues so that's why the skin and the outer layers of meat are more black than let's say the inner muscle.

    Now, thousand year old eggs are black inside and they are sooo good!

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