Pink eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by sueg6255, May 5, 2008.

  1. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Songster

    Apr 9, 2008
    LaGrange County
    Is there really a pink egg layer? I was sold a chicken that was to lay pink eggs. The guy was really nice and I fell for it. They look cream to me. If anyone out there has a chicken laying pink eggs please post a picture or email me a picture. Does anyone know where I could get some eggs even a couple to incubate.

  2. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    Some americaunas and EE lay a pinkish egg. I've heard most are more of a warm tan than super pink. There is someone on here that has a pink layer. I'm sure they could tell you more
  3. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    I am interested in getting one I never knew that was possible. Well I guess they layer a whole rainbow of colors dont they.
  4. skennedy

    skennedy Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Denham Springs, LA
    Quote:Some of my Rhode Island Reds eggs look a little pinkish.
  5. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    I think they are called Cherry Eggers and lay a pink egg
  6. s6bee

    s6bee Songster

    Jul 1, 2007
    Western, NY
    I have one hen that lays me cream or light brown eggs but they tend to have a pinkish hue at times. Unfortunately I can't tell you who lays those. I have Deleware, SLW, BR, and Austrolorps.
  7. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    Note the words like "pinkish" and "pink hued" and so on. You wont get eggs as pink as peppermint ice cream. But sometimes they appear "pinkish."

    Now if you like blue and green, that can be arranged...
  8. coopist

    coopist Songster

    Jan 2, 2008
    Midwest U.S.
    Several of my Delawares lay a pinkish egg. But yeah, not really pink, and they change color and look more brownish after being refrigerated too. Still, compared with RIR eggs, they definitely look more pink than brown.
  9. herechickchick

    herechickchick Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I think I read the the Egyptian Fayoumi lay Pinkish eggs, but do not hold me to that.
  10. sueg6255

    sueg6255 Songster

    Apr 9, 2008
    LaGrange County
    I do have a green egg layer but would like to get a blue egg layer also.

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