Pale yolk?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by piphens7, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. piphens7

    piphens7 Out Of The Brooder

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    All our eggs are lovely, however the odd egg has a very pale yolk, not sure which hen it belongs to either. Is this something to worry about? They have access to layer pellets all day & free range & treats.....
     
  2. foreverlearning

    foreverlearning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Completely normal. Yolk color is based on what they eat. More greens means a deeper darker looking yolk. That one just seems to prefer bugs to grass.
     
  3. piphens7

    piphens7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks that's helpful .
     
  4. lcahill

    lcahill Chillin' With My Peeps

    Also, I have had my younger pullet's egg yolks be very light until their systems regulated ( about 4-5 weeks), then they matched the rest with very nice orangey-yellow yolks.
     
  5. piphens7

    piphens7 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks again, they only started laying not long ago, & maybe not all did. They taste pretty good so no complaints lol
     
  6. Linney13

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    I recently bought some turkens. They don't quite know what's up with the greens and fruits. I suspect it was one of them that laid the yellow yolk. Usually my eggs have bright orange yolks. Glad to know it could be a diet thing.
     

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