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Monday, March 17, 2008

one blue egg


We used to think all blue and green eggs came from Araucana or Americana chickens, but now researchers say they can be laid by any hen , usually a "barnyard mongrel" that carries the blue egg gene. When I had a large flock of Bantams, I'd often get 30% colored eggs every day. Seeing this beauty in my carton of eggs from the Egg Lady in town was a happy surprise!

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