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Ameraucana to EE = blue egg

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ghillie, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
    If you breed an Ameraucana rooster back to EE hens, is it possible to get hens that lay blue eggs?

  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    Granted that the Easter Egger lays or carries the genes for blue or green eggs instead of brown, yes. [​IMG]
  3. algopurple

    algopurple Songster

    Dec 8, 2008
    Ripley TN
    Yes, I hatched an egg from that same cross and the chick now is grown and lays blue eggs. Her sister on the other hand, lays green eggs.
  4. MyKidLuvsGreenEgz

    MyKidLuvsGreenEgz Songster

    Jan 11, 2011
    Colorado Plains
    So if the ee hen lays brownish eggs and is crossed with that Americauna rooster, her kids should lay blue eggs?

    Sorry, my mind's a bit fuzzy.
  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Songster

    Nov 9, 2010
    Quote:then you would get green eggs, green eggs are blue eggs with brown coating.

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