Will the color of my RSL's egg change? (pic)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by JustMandy, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. JustMandy

    JustMandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 3 RSLs one lays eggs that are much lighter then the other two, my kids say they are pink...it is a little pinkish. Will it get browner? She's 7 months old.

    Here's a pic. The green ones are from my EEs. The bottom left is the one I'm referring to.

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  2. jodief100

    jodief100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The color of egg a hen lays will usually stay the same throughout her laying life. Occasionally diet or illness can change it but for the most it stays the same.
     
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    It will stay the same or may even get a little lighter.
     
  4. JustMandy

    JustMandy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting...why would they lay such different colors? I thought RSLs were really consistant.

    I don't really care, I like the colorful pallette in my egg cartons, I'm just curious.
     
  5. HBuehler

    HBuehler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2009
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    egg color varies from hen to hen among the same breed..makes it nice I can tell which hens are laying in my pens because I know which shades they are laying.Unless you raised and hatched your own sex links you don't know what they used for a cross..there adding more egg color variation.You may have some hens with totally different breeding than the others.I have one cross that lays almost white,another cross that lays darker
     
  6. Peep_Show

    Peep_Show Overrun With Chickens

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    When I had Cinnamon Queens (RSL's) the eggs were that color. Nothing wrong with them. [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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