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3 generations of easter eggers to olive eggers

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by cutiepieacres, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. cutiepieacres

    cutiepieacres Songster

    Jan 20, 2009
    S. CA
    I originally got Lucky chicken a hatchery easter egger by accident from the feed store, you may remember her if not you can read her story here https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=133142 . I added her into my Cuckoo Marans pen and I hatched and kept a a Cuckoo pullet from that cross. Her name is D(stands for daughter). Once D was old enough I put her in with my Black Copper marans pair and hatched and kept a cuckoo baby from that cross, her name is DD(Daughter's Daughter).

    Today DD laid her first egg, a cute little dark green egg. Pretty exciting!!

    I snapped a picture of all three generationsÂ’ eggs. Kindof neat to see the progression of color.....

  2. white01

    white01 Brady Brook Poultry

    May 11, 2010
    West Enfield,Maine
    Thats so awesome, amazing , Love the green color....
  3. cat_named_noodles

    cat_named_noodles Songster

    Nov 20, 2009
    Wimberley, TX
    WOW. Those are beautiful eggs, especially the little one!!!!
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2010
  4. patman75

    patman75 Songster

    Very cool.
  5. Such a pretty dark green egg!!
  6. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Very pretty! I just got a baby EE yesterday, can't wait to see what she lays! I hope it's as pretty as that last one. [​IMG]
  7. The Lisser

    The Lisser Songster


    Very cool!!!


  8. Tigerjane

    Tigerjane Songster

    Jun 17, 2010
    Pflugerville, TX
    Great color!
  9. cat_named_noodles

    cat_named_noodles Songster

    Nov 20, 2009
    Wimberley, TX
    If you breed any more of those DD's, let me know, I NEED one or two [​IMG]
  10. gaduke

    gaduke Songster

    Apr 20, 2009
    S.W. Kentucky

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