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Ask Dr. Universe: What color eggs will a chicken lay?

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – If you want to find out what color eggs a chicken will lay, you might just want to take a look at its earlobes. You read that right. Chickens have earlobes.

At first, I wasn’t even sure where I might find a chicken’s ears, let alone the lobes. And as a cat, working with birds can sometimes be a bit, well, awkward.

Fortunately, my friend Rocio Crespo offered to help out. She’s a Washington State University veterinarian who investigates diseases in birds, including chickens.

Read all of this answer from Dr. Universe at https://askdruniverse.wsu.edu/2016/01/11/can-you-tell-what-color-eggs-a-chicken-will-lay/.

 

A service of Washington State University, Ask Dr. Universe answers some of the most interesting, tough and smart questions from curious kids all around the world.

 

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