Best COLORED eggs layers? xD

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickenbarn-gal, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. chickenbarn-gal

    chickenbarn-gal Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2010
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    Now is the time to choose breeds. I want to tell which chicken lays more eggs, and we can only do this by egg color [​IMG] So could you give me a list of all the chickens that lay good/ different colored eggs? Thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  2. homesteadmomma

    homesteadmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    Black Copper Marans (other types of Marans also lay not quite as dark) for large dark chocolate colored eggs.

    EEs will give you colors ranging from blues to greens to creams.

    Mix a BCM and an EE and you get an olive egger (olive green eggs).

    Orpingtons lay large light brown eggs and are known to lay through winter.
     
  4. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    Easter eggers are great blue, green, and pink egg layers! Welsummer and Marans are great dark egg layers! If you mix a dark egg rooster and a easter egger they will lay olive color eggs!

    Nate
     
  5. tnchickenut

    tnchickenut It's all about the Dels!

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    My best is a "Ideal Leghorn" (from Ideal hatchery) crossed with a EE.... she is white with a black dot like a die and lays the biggest bluest eggs on a daily basis. Pretty sky blue. Can't beat her.
     

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