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Weird very light colored egg yolk? Is it OK? [Moved from Home Cooking]

PamelaD Mar 24, 2012 10:03 AM

I am baking some banana bread and just cracked my two eggs into the bowl. One has a really light colored yolk.... not dark yellow/orange of a normal egg, but light light yellow, almost colorless! What does this mean? Is it bad? I scooped it out and added another egg, but it's white portion is still in the batter.
I know that there is a variation of color based on what the chickens eat, but this is from a regular batch of grocery store eggs, which are usually very uniform in color/quality.

Any advice?

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  1. chefj RE: PamelaD Mar 24, 2012 11:07 AM

    This explains it for you
    http://www.georgiaeggs.org/pages/colo...

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      jenscats5 RE: chefj Mar 24, 2012 01:00 PM

      Interesting read!

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