pale yolks from silkies?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by seminolewind, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    My silkies are laying eggs with real pale yolks. Almost white. Do they do this or is something missing? They get regular layer feed, and treats.
     
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  2. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My yolks get lighter when the girls don't have enough access to greens......grass, weeds, ect. Don't think I have ever seen them "almost white" though??
     
  3. jfaith51

    jfaith51 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Do your Silkies have access to grass? If mine are in a grassless run their yolks are pale. The ones that free-range have darker yolks.
     
  4. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    No grass or greens, guess I better correct that situation. [​IMG]
     

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