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Yesterday I got my usual grass-fed, organic eggs at the farmers market. Normally they are brown. This time half of the eggs I got are blue. Is there a significance to blue eggs? Are they better than "normal" eggs or is it just a different color and nothing more? If anything, they sure are pretty. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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Just means a different breed of hen layed the eggs. Yay for diversity! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Just means a different breed of hen layed the eggs. Yay for diversity! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"></div>
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They could be from a guinea hen. I've had some like that before too. I just assumed it was from a different breed of hen too.<br><br>
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Arucauna and Americauna chickens lay blue, blue/green or green eggs, and they're a popular breed with pastured egg producers. That's probably what you have. I have several Americauna hens myself, they're good layers and good foragers.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Arucauna and Americauna chickens lay blue, blue/green or green eggs, and they're a popular breed with pastured egg producers. That's probably what you have. I have several Americauna hens myself, they're good layers and good foragers.</div>
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I had Americaunas and they where wonderful hens. The hens where quite the characters <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">:
 

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oh wow - i never knew that chickens layed different colored eggs besides white and brown! learn something new every day <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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