Speckled egg?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Anny, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Detroit Michigan
    One of my hen just laid a nice brown egg...with darker brown speckles....is that normal?

    What do the speckles mean?
     
  2. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

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    Some hens do lay a speckled egg. Our Delaware always lays a brown egg with brown speckles.
     
  3. 2boxers

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    We have a hen that lays light brown eggs with white flecks and one of our hens is giving us pale green with white speckles. I think it means they are more talented. I am thinking of contacting the Chicago Art Institute.

    I jest. We do get speckled/flecked eggs though.
     

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