A couple of questions about his chickens from my 8 yr old.

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bearz, Aug 19, 2008.

  1. bearz

    bearz Songster

    May 20, 2008
    We now know that my son has black cochins and white cochins. Can anyone tell him what color eggs these will lay?

    What color eggs will the australorp lay?

    What color eggs will the RIR lay?

    His grandma who passed away this winter left him her chickens. Awhile back she had chickens with blue feathers. There aren't any right now but he thinks he might want some. Can anyone suggest what kind of birds these might be?

    He says thanks!
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    They should all lay tinted or brown eggs.

    As for blue birds, there are many kinds as it's just a color. Blue orps, blue silkies, blue cochins, blue andulusians (sp?). Pick a type you like and see if you can find the variety in blue. In many cases, the blue is not a color that breeds true, so you'll end up with blue or black birds.

    Have fun!

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