Posts Tagged ‘egg colors’

The First Favaucana Dozen December 20, 2016 4 Comments

One of my goals with this year’s spring chick order was to add some color to my egg basket. Up until now, I’ve only had brown and cream egg layers. So the first bird on my wish list to help me accomplish this was My Pet Chicken’s exclusive Favaucana, with sage green eggs. Why Favaucanas? Because besides […]

My 3 Favorite Chick Packs September 27, 2016 4 Comments

My Pet Chicken recently started carrying Chick Packs, which are assortments of some of the rarest chicken breeds shipped for FREE! I jumped, leaped, and twirled a happy dance at the opportunity to receive one of these rare and designer breed chick packs.  I’m a customer service representative at My Pet Chicken—my name is Forest, hi!—and you know that anyone working here has […]

The Egg Strike Is Over – We Have Eggs! March 8, 2016 6 Comments

Eggs, oh the wonders of eggs! Egg souffle, homemade puddings, baked goods, and the simple joy of my egg basket overflowing with the stunning variety of color laid by my sweet feathered ladies. I hate the annual chicken egg strike. But like all ladies, the hens need a break sometimes, much to my woe-is-me. It’s […]

Strangest Egg Color I’ve Ever Gotten June 26, 2015 4 Comments

If you’ve kept chickens for any period of time, you’ve probably seen some unusual eggs. When hens first start laying their eggs may be quite small or even quite large double yolkers! They may be shell-less. Egg color can be stunning, too. In addition to white and brown, egg color may be green, chocolate, blue, olive, pink, cream, […]

Winter egg colors February 1, 2013 2 Comments

Winter egg colors: do you see any differences in your flock? I keep many different chicken breeds, and get many different egg colors. I have chocolate brown, terracotta brown, medium brown, pale beige, pink, parchment, and several different colors of blue and green. It’ s a nice mix, really. Throughout most of the year, my […]

Black Copper Marans: I admit it, I was WRONG. September 14, 2012 26 Comments

If you keep a flock of pet chickens, you probably already know that Black Copper Marans are one of THE trendiest breeds right now. Everyone seems to want them. Aside from Penedesencas (which can be too flighty and nervous for the home flock), they lay the darkest brown eggs out there. The eggs are 80% […]

Egg color: Do your eggs have the blues? September 7, 2012 14 Comments

Egg color: Traci posted about the “secret danger” of obsessing over egg color earlier this year. She worries over which eggs to cook with, and which eggs to keep in her egg basket. I agree; I feel as if some eggs are real works of art, and it feels like a crime to crack them! […]