blue eggs-selling?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 77horses, Oct 28, 2008.

  1. 77horses

    77horses ◊The Spontaneous Pullet!◊

    Aug 19, 2008
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    We are going to get our first Amauracana pullet this Saturday! [​IMG] [​IMG] We have never had one before. The only breeds we have had are red stars, buffs, cochins, and RIRs. The pullet will lay blue eggs, too! Very excited. [​IMG]
    We are also planning on selling eggs to people, once we have enough hens laying. 3 are laying so far.
    But if we get this blue Amauracana pullet, and she l;ays blue eggs, will people still buy the eggs??? Or when selling eggs, do they always have to be brown, tan white, etc. and no colors??? [​IMG]
    Thanks!
     
  2. newnanchic

    newnanchic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 3, 2008
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    We mix em up brown. blue, green. white and sometimes kinda a pinkish color. They love them since they are farm raiesd.
     
  3. Sequin

    Sequin Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    I think the mixture gives people a happy wholesome farm fresh feeling when buying eggs. I know that I would love getting a variety of colors in my egg carton. I am pretty sure others would too. Congrats on your new pullet!
     
  4. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    My customers get excited when they get the rare green or blue egg. [​IMG] I also have a barred rock that lays speckled eggs... one customer asked specifically for those... said they were Easter eggs to her. [​IMG]
     
  5. my first peepers

    my first peepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The farm where we buy our eggs (we got our first tiny pullet egg today!) has mostly brown eggs but they put one blue/green egg in each dozen. My kids love it and take turns getting to eat the colored one.
     
  6. mountaintopchicken

    mountaintopchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I actually sell blue bantam eggs. Not many, because my flock isn't that big yet and we use a lot at home, but I think I could sell any amount I had. I decrease price because they are bantam eggs, but I think people really like the blue color.

    I can't wait till my Marans start laying - I will sell a mix of big dark and small blue eggs.
     
  7. ears73

    ears73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just going to suggest putting one blue in each carton - that makes it exciting! We just started getting eggs in October and now are passing them out to friends and family -the blue eggs are a real hit but the brainwashed kids think it is weird to have all blue... lol
     

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