What Can the Color of An Egg Tell You About the Hen?


Who doesn’t enjoy a scrambled egg with some toast for breakfast? Eggs are delicious, they provide energy and nutrition – what’s not to like? Turns out, the color of the yolk holds a lot of information and it doesn’t just affect how your sponge cake rises in the oven! 

There is actual scientific research about this subject – keep on reading to find out more and enjoy your next omelet with this information in hand.


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There’s an assumption that the color of the yolk can be the indicator of a healthy chicken and thus, a tasty egg. If you are into cooking, you might have heard this already. The more golden the color, the better – they say. Even the shape and firmness seem to matter for some reason! On the contrary, if the yolk is too light, it is believed that the hen that laid it is not in tip-top shape and probably didn’t have access to quality feed.

It turns out this is far from the truth, we will tell you all about it on the next page!