I heard somewhere that the color of the egg was determined by the color of the chicken's earlobe. Is this not true?


It is sort of true. The breed of the chicken determines the color of their earlobe and the color of their egg. Those go hand in hand and almost always match, though some breeds vary. Penedesencas which have white earlobes and lay dark chocolate-colored eggs.

Updated on April 11, 2018

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Chicken Rumors, Myths, and Facts
By Alisha Vargas