Malappuram, May 23: As many as six hens in a small poultry farm of AK Shihabudheen, a resident of Othukkungal in Malappuram, laid eggs with green yolks.
This is now the talk of the town, after the photos of the eggs with green yolks went viral on social media, people from different parts of the country and even abroad began contacting Shihabudheen to know more about the phenomenon.
Moreover, scientists from Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) has also launched a study on the special hens and the eggs.
As per reports, Shihabudheen found that an egg laid by one of his hens had a green yolk nine months ago. However, his family did not consume it since they wondered if it would be safe.
Instead, he hatched some of the eggs laid by the hen. Interestingly, the new hens also started laying green eggs.