Anybody have pictures of Olive Eggers?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Chickengirl47, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I was wondering what an Olive Egger looks like. I've never seen one. Thanks!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Since they are cross bred chickens, they can look just about like any EE depending upon the birds used to 'create' them.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, they can look like anything. They can be barred (or I guess cuckoo) if a cuckoo marans is used to make them. Look at easter eggers, the olive eggers will look pretty much the same.
     
  4. dolly85

    dolly85 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EEXWelsummer chicks have turned out various shades of yellow/brown with dark chipmunck stripes. My EEXCuckoo Marans have all came out black with white wing tips and yellow tummies. Some look like they may have barring as they grow older. They are just chicks right now but in a few months if you want pics let me know lol. This is my first time with this cross and I'm excited for a variety of dark green eggs.
     
  5. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    olive eggers are created by crossing a blue/green egg layer to a brown egg layer so they could really look like anything
     
  6. kreagerm

    kreagerm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have at least one olive egger in my group. And as mentioned, they are a mixed breed so you really don't know what they are gonna look like. But here is my Dora (when she was about 5 months old) and her olive egg (small, because she just started laying, between a leghorn and RIR).

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  7. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    I always thought that a mix of a BCM with a black ameraucana would be a beautiful olive egger. have any of you seen this mix?
     
  8. hen101

    hen101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pretty
     
  9. jonaedna

    jonaedna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's an olive egger as a pullet............
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    and as a hen. Essentially she's an easter egger.
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  10. Chickengirl47

    Chickengirl47 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my brothers mix breed Olive Egger. (She lays green eggs) She is half Ameraucana.
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