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tersse
Jan 30 2008
hen lay's green eggs

A hen in south america has started laying green eggs.

Its a miracle, im sure it is, must be a sign from god, all we need now is a miracle deciferer, to tell us what this god miracle means, is there any god miracle deciferers out there, please tell us what green eggs means, we realy need to know, it could be a sign that the world is about to end, or the return of jesus, please please let us know.

Alex_Kasman
Jan 30 2008
downgraded miracles

Yes, I have seen news of this miracle on websites including:

Yahoo! News which says:

Rabanita - the Mexican hen that lays green eggs

Wed, Jan 30 05:04 PM

Mexico City, Jan 30 (IANS) A hen named Rabanita has became a celebrity in central Mexico after it was discovered that she has been laying green eggs, Spain's news agency EFE reported Wednesday.

'It's not a hen that lays golden eggs, but one whose eggs are green,' said Raul Ortiz, municipal secretary in Cuautitlan, north of the capital, Tuesday.

But Rabanita's green eggs have also a touch of gold, so to say. Officials are hoping that the hen, which already has generated a lot of media attention, could become a huge tourist attraction that will boost the local economy.

The hen could be an exotic species, such as a Guinea or Araucana chicken, common in South America, but not in Mexico, local daily Reforma quoted an expert as saying Tuesday.

The wonder hen is owned by Elvira Romero, who lives in the Santa Maria Huecatitla neighbourhood.

Rabanita's owner told reporters that several weeks ago when she saw the bird laying a green egg, she thought it was rotten, but later she noticed the eggs were normal, except for the colour. The eggs tasted just fine, she said.

Miracle, huh? I enjoy reading the "miracles" reported in Reader's Digest so often that generally are just fortunate but not especially unlikely coincidences. In this case, it is not even THAT impressive!

Check out this Araucanas website and you will read about the South American breed of chicken called the Araucana which is known to lay green eggs. It says, for instance,

The Araucana is an unusual bird with a strange history in this country.

Egg colour : Blue and green although colour can range from a greyish or violet blue to a turquoise or greenish blue. Khaki and olive can suggest outcrossing which has been known by some breeders.

Origin : Arauca Indians of Northern Chile - Blue and green eggs have been reported from South America from the mid-sixteenth century onwards.

Check out also this hatchery whose webpage says

The "Easter Egg Chicken", This unusual breed gets its name from the Indian tribe of Chile where they were first discovered. Araucanas lay beautiful colored eggs of blue-green shades from turquoise to deep olive. These natural Easter Eggs will amaze your friends and make a great "show and tell" project for school.

So, if you want to know what it means, I'll tell you: it means that the word "miracle" has really been downgraded!

tersse
Jan 30 2008

hehehe yes i was kiding, it is that kind of chicken knowen for odd coloured eggs, its just i seen it on the bbc news in britain and was miffed that this stuff gets airtime, its like toast with a burned patch that looks like the madona, or blots on a moon picture that ppl think is a city, i just wish ppl would grow up, if these things amaze them, mankind has a very depresing future.

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