RIR Hen Laid A White Egg

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Browser8, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. Browser8

    Browser8 In the Brooder

    Jan 5, 2009
    This may not be a problem... I'm not sure... but I thought I had better check in with the experts on this one...

    So... all you experts (I consider those who deal with chickens on a daily basis to be the experts... I am a newbie though. [​IMG] )....

    I have 3 RIR hens who have continued to lay regularly even in this cold weather (good girls)...

    Yesterday we gathered the eggs and one of them was white.

    It was a white egg with a few brown speckles here and there...

    Should I be worried about her health?

    Is this just something that happens sometimes?

    Is this a sign of a certain deficiency?

    I would appreciate your input.
  2. AHappychick

    AHappychick Wanna-be Farmer

    Dec 16, 2008
    I got a white egg from one of my mixed usually lays a tan egg but this one was pure white, just a hick-up in the system I think since the next day her egg was the normal color.
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2009
  3. Browser8

    Browser8 In the Brooder

    Jan 5, 2009
    Quote:VERY good to hear.

    Actually one of my hens is RIR and the other 2 are RIR/RIW mix...

    So it might have been one of the mixes that laid the egg.

    Thanks so much for your reply.

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