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Best Life Logo By Desirée O of Best Life | Slide 2 of 34: Yes, even though they don't have outer ears, chickens do have earlobes, and they vary in color, from white to much darker varieties. That's probably not that surprising, but the correlation between earlobe color and egg color certainly is. Chickens with white earlobes lay white eggs, while chickens with darker brown earlobes lay—you guessed it—brown eggs.And this doesn't just apply to the most common egg varieties you'll find at the supermarket. Araucana chickens are known for their pale blue eggs—and sure enough, those chickens' earlobes are a similar hue. And for more trivia about our furry and feathered friends, here are 75 Animal Facts That Will Change the Way You View the Animal Kingdom.

1. You can figure out the color of a chicken egg by looking at the chicken's earlobes.

Yes, even though they don't have outer ears, chickens do have earlobes, and they vary in color, from white to much darker varieties. That's probably not that surprising, but the correlation between earlobe color and egg color certainly is. Chickens with white earlobes lay white eggs, while chickens with darker brown earlobes lay—you guessed it—brown eggs.

And this doesn't just apply to the most common egg varieties you'll find at the supermarket. Araucana chickens are known for their pale blue eggs—and sure enough, those chickens' earlobes are a similar hue. And for more trivia about our furry and feathered friends, here are 75 Animal Facts That Will Change the Way You View the Animal Kingdom.

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