Rhode Isand Red is laying white eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by rw7810, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. rw7810

    rw7810 Hatching

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    my Rhode Island Red was laying brown eggs, now they are white. What happened - is wrong?
     
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  2. SueT

    SueT Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Do you have any other hens? Can you be sure the RIR is laying the white eggs? Can we see a pic of her?
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. .....

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    The amount of pigment deposited varies from one day to the next... often being so light as to appear white. Placing the egg next to a true white egg or on a sheet of white paper often reveals it its very light cream.
     
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  4. Better Than Rubies

    Better Than Rubies Crowing

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    I know I'm not the one who asked, but I've wondered about stuff like that when I see threads with others asking why their hens' egg shell color changed, so thanks for that info! :) That seems to clear it up more for me too! :thumbsup
     
  5. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Free Ranging

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    Can we have a picture to see exactly how white they are? :)
     
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