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Blue Egg Layers!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MaranDude, May 24, 2008.

  1. MaranDude

    MaranDude Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2008
    On my Computer
    Where is the best place to get Ameracaunas that lay blue eggs because all of mine only lay green eggs. I would like that cool color difference in the egg so I can have green and blue eggs.
  2. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    You should look into some Araucana.
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    Don't some of the EE lay a blue tinted egg? Or is it more of a turquoise?
  4. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    My research says that Americaunas have tail feathers and lay a blue/green egg - more toward the green color.

    Araucanas are rumpless (no feathers on their tush) and lay a blue egg.
  5. ginbart

    ginbart Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    I got my blue eggs from ebay. She lives in Pa. I can't remember her name but maybe if you look on ebay you could find her. She shows a picture of blue eggs on her listing. Hope this helps.
  6. seedcorn

    seedcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    NE. IN
    Aren't Americauna's suppose to have blue eggs only by standard? If so, there is how you can guarantee blue eggs, buy them from breeder.

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