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yolk color and americana

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by johndeeredman, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. johndeeredman

    johndeeredman Hatching

    Aug 23, 2009
    Hi, My americana's have recently started laying. I opened some of their eggs sat for breakfast and the yolks were really dark yellow and had that bullseye I read about. I have a roo but he is by himself because he is a white polish and when he was little the hens picked his head feathers. Is there a problem with these eggs? Also, they are only laying light tan eggs. No blue or green. What determines shell color? Food? The color of the bird? I am new at this so forgive all the ?s..

  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    The eggs are fine to eat.

    Some Easter Eggers lay brown eggs, sad but true.

    Genetics determine the shell color.

    Enjoy your eggs! Nothing is as good as fresh eggs!

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