Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mmclaughlin, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. mmclaughlin

    mmclaughlin Chirping

    Jul 28, 2013
    New Hampshire
    I got 6 eggs yesterday from my 6 chickens woohoo!! but I thought I had gotten an Ameraucana that would lay pretty blue/green eggs,. but none were colored like I had expected :( ...theydid just started laying. do the colors eventually come or will she always lay very light brown eggs?? no worries they are all happy & healthy and fun to watch
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

    Feb 18, 2011
    They pretty much lay the color they always will from the start. The eggs will usually lighten in shade as they get father along in their laying cycle, but brown egg layers do not start laying green. There is the slight chance that one of your other hens laid two eggs in the same day. But I would guess your Ameraucana is probably an Easter Egger and probably lays brown, hatcheries often sell Easter Eggers as Ameraucanas and a fair number of the EEs lay brown eggs.

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