Tuesday, September 7, 2010

I've Heard of Blue Moons but Blue Eggs?

We have a new layer. Natasha, that weird looking chicken we have that sleeps in the trees.  Paul says she looks mean.  She's really not though.
Imagine our surprise to find she lays a BLUE egg!
How cool is that?
We mostly have brown eggs.
And Priscilla lays little white eggs.
Buddha chicken lays the world's largest brown eggs that contain double yolks.
But we never had a blue egg before!
 Elvis has yet to lay.
I'm kind of hoping Elvis lays chocolate eggs.  If not chocolate, at least golden ;-)
I think he's been too busy working on the lyrics to a new song to lay any eggs.

Blue Egg.  You say me laying alone.
Without a beaten egg heart.  Without a Crockett of my own.
Blue egg.  You knew just what I squawked for.
You heard me clucking a prayer for.
A rooster I really could care for.

Well.  He still has some work to do on that one.

7 comments:

Jenny @ Practically Perfect... said...

Oh my gosh, that is so cool! It's so pretty :-)

Sonya Heilmann said...

That's cool!

JDaniel4's Mom said...

What a cool basket of eggs all these color must make!

VandyJ said...

We had some chickens that laid blue, green and pink eggs when I was growing up. They are so cool.

jennohara said...

Awesome! You can make a nice Easter basket with those!

Myya said...

How fun! I bet your boys love collecting eggs, what a great experience for them! The only blue eggs I've ever heard of are robin's eggs. Very neat! If you get a chicken to lay chocolate or better yet golden eggs, can you please pretty pretty PLEASE hatch one so that I can have a chick too :)

Chicken Wrangler said...

Must be either Aracona or Americauna hen - they sell them in the catalogs as Easter Eggers - easier for the public to remember that way! One of my hens (Marilyn) is an Americauna - she has fluffy cheeks like the others of her breed. Aracona hens don't have a tail, per se - and they look more like a wild game bird! Lucky you - you won't have to color eggs in the spring!