Why am I getting Bright yellow yolks??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by pattgal, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok so I am getting Bright yellow yolks from my marans and my leghorn. My EE's lay a nice orange yolk but they aren't consistent in their laying .
    they are all in the same coop. I feed them layer pellets, scratch, and table scraps (whatever the kids didn't eat) and whatever they find on the range.
    they are spoiled to death [​IMG] I heard that corn will darken the yolk but isn't it just supposed to be dark??
     
  2. Sooner

    Sooner My kids Mom!

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    The color of the yolk will change with what they eat.
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Purina Layeena and Flock raiser give bright yellowy/orange yolks
     
  4. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my chickens eat greens all day, I get very orange yolks, but now that the greens are gone cuz fall is here, I get yellow yolks from the feed I give them.
     
  5. pattgal

    pattgal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Well that would make sense, since I only free range part time when I am home
     

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