Speckled eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by tellynpeep, Feb 26, 2009.

  1. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my chickens has recently switched from laying a nice brown egg to laying one with white speckles. Very pretty, but does anyone know what would cause this? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
  2. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any thoughts?
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    MY guess would be just a glitch in the paint dept. of the hen. Could be small amounts of excess calcium. Nothing to worry about.
     
  4. selinagil

    selinagil Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't know what causes it but I wouldn't let it stress you out. I have a hen who lays a green one with white spots and one hen who lays a brown egg with dark brown spots. It gives them character![​IMG]
     

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