A layer chicken is a chicken that produces eggs. Eggs have been popular since ancient times. They were used as a celebration at Easter, religious ceremonies, egg collections, and were also a decoration to give to someone special. Eggs are a symbol of friendship and love, as well as an important cooking ingredient.
Eggs are an important cooking and baking ingredient.
The colour of the yolk changes depending on what the chicken eats. A pale-yellow yolk is from a hen that eats a wheat diet. A dark-yellow yolk is from a hen that eats corn or an alfalfa diet.
A chicken’s diet will affect the colour of the yolk produced, which can range from light to dark yellow.