What colour are these eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Penny spender, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Penny spender

    Penny spender Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are all of these eggs considered brown? Or would you call 2 of them pink?

    I have 6 hens...3 of which were sold to me as EE's that would like lay blue eggs. No blue eggs ever happened, but maybe they lay the pinkish ones? 20180218_143617.jpg
     
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  2. Jrose

    Jrose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think pink is in the eye of the behold ;) I've bred chickens that lay "pink" and "purple" eggs. I probably wouldn't market them as pink eggers though, since someone might look at em and think they're just a funny shade of tan! But hey. Pink eggs are super fun!
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Pink and purple are shades of brown in eggs....
     
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  4. Skipper81

    Skipper81 " For my yoke is easy and my burden is light "

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    IMG_20180218_133052.jpg Here are my EE eggs my 3 girls are sisters 1 lays almost white eggs
     
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  5. Relleoms

    Relleoms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I’d say the “pink” ones are from your EE’s! These are all from mine; only one of them lays the pink, though.
     
  6. wabbit1964

    wabbit1964 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have EE's I get pink, blue and a light greenish color so I'd say pink is the EE eggs.
     
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  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    The 2 top ones definitely look pink from here.
    EE's could be laying pinkish eggs.

    A pinkish/purplish tint on light brown eggs is often due to the bloom/cuticle,
    which can vary from day to day.
    Have had both Lt. Brahma and Wyandottes lay pinkish/purplish eggs.
     
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