Purple speckeled eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by randomchick, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. randomchick

    randomchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I get one speckeled egg per day, sometimes 2. one of them is the standard brown egg with dark brown speckels. The other has light lavender coloured speckels. Is this normal?
     
  2. ipf

    ipf Out Of The Brooder

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    yes
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yup. I get them on occasion.
     
  4. randomchick

    randomchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you know what causes them? Today I got 3 speckeled eggs for the first time, but it is always the same hen laying the lavender speckled ones.
     
  5. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey I want one! I only get browns and tans, bummer.
     
  6. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool! I get 1 dark brown speckled egg a day from an Australorp,. Purple would be too cool! What breed is laying it?
     
  7. WiseChicks

    WiseChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL! I want a hen that lays lavender speckled eggs, too!!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please don't post a picture so I won't be really, really jealous. [​IMG]
     
  9. randomchick

    randomchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gonzo&hispeeps :

    cool! I get 1 dark brown speckled egg a day from an Australorp,. Purple would be too cool! What breed is laying it?

    The breed is a new hampshire crossed barred rock, I believe. They came as a "hatch day choice" in my last order so it was a surprise as to what they would be. They are they speckled egg layers, there are 3 of them laying speckeled eggs, but one one lavender one.
    It may sound cool, but everyone in my family looks at them weird, or tryes to clean them off insisting my husband is playing a trick on me. But I have seen her lay them.​
     
  10. Dragonfly Ranch

    Dragonfly Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2009
    Happy Valley, CA
    We get a brown with white speckles over the entire egg - I think its one of our Red Stars. I want one of the lavender speckled that sounds really cool. Do post a picture.

    Sandee
     

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