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Ameraucana X ISA Brown, Olive Eggers??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by newchickens2009, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. newchickens2009

    newchickens2009 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 18, 2009
    I have an Ameraucana rooster that is in the pen with my ISA Brown hens. If I were to hatch some of these eggs would I get Oliver Eggers?

    Has anyone else done this cross before?
    If so would u mind sharing ur results with us pls?
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2014
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Your're much more likely to get regular green eggs in varying shades. The true olive eggs come from a dark brown layer--Marans, Barnevelder, Welsummer, etc crossed with a blue egg layer.

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