Eggs of Many Colors, How and Why

How do Blue Eggs Become Blue (Instead of White or Brown)?
Eggs in their natural, colorful glory

by My Pet Chicken

Whereas the brown color of an egg is laid on the outside of the shell, the blue color actually goes all the way through the shell, even to the inside of the shell. Originally, it was thought that color pigments were synthesized in the blood by the breakdown of hemoglobin… Continue Reading

 

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2 Responses to Eggs of Many Colors, How and Why

  1. We have a cream legbar chicken who lays blue eggs and we also have a chicken that lays olive eggs that are blue on the inside of the shell!!

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