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post #21 of 23
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Originally Posted by macylee View Post

I have a RIR rooster and EE hen eggs in my incubator right now and they are set to hatch in 11 days. I'm hoping to end up with some hens that lay olive hued eggs! I know they won't be as dark as a Maran EE cross but I'm hopeful for a few shades lighter. If anyone else has any more information on their next generation egg results from this cross I'd love to know!

If the Easter Egger hens are silver (black and white coloring), you'll get sexlinked chicks.

post #22 of 23
She's not, she's a gold color. I'll have to take pictures of them and post it!
post #23 of 23
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Originally Posted by macylee View Post

I have a RIR rooster and EE hen eggs in my incubator right now and they are set to hatch in 11 days. I'm hoping to end up with some hens that lay olive hued eggs! I know they won't be as dark as a Maran EE cross but I'm hopeful for a few shades lighter. If anyone else has any more information on their next generation egg results from this cross I'd love to know!

 

This is what mine lays.

 

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