Chicken Breeds and the Colors of Their Eggs

Type
Publication
Date of Publication
May 4, 2022
Price
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Overview

Egg color depends on the breed of chicken producing the egg. The genetic background of the hen (the hen’s “mother and father”) determines the egg color produced.

Generally, the color of the chicken's earlobe accurately predicts the color of egg the hen will produce. This publication lists out chicken breeds and the color eggs they produce. (2 pages)

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