Weird colored egg???

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by roostersandhens, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. Today I got a cream colored egg, all my chickens breeds are supposed to lay brown blue or green. I have BOs, RIRs, Americanas, Black Australorps, and I know they dont lay cream eggs. Any ideas on wich breed could have layed the egg?
     
  2. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    My guess is Buff Orpington. My BOs lay beautiful creamy eggs!
     
  3. PrairieChickens

    PrairieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Rhode Island Reds lay cream colored eggs. Puzzled the heck out of me, but I've caught them in the act of laying more than once, so I know it's them.

    Easter eggers are also often sold under the pretense of being purebred Ameraucanas, so depending on where you purchased them, they may actually be mixed breeds and might be the culprit for your cream-colored egg. We purchased five "ameraucanas" that lay everything from a pale blue-gray egg to a light olive green.
     
  4. The cream egg was definently not from my Americanas. I have 2 Americanas and I have seen one lay some blue and the other green.
     
  5. PrairieChickens

    PrairieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you've got the process of elimination well under hand then! Just keep an eye on them and eventually you'll figure out who is laying the misleading egg. :)
     

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