Blue eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Blue bantum, Jun 11, 2019.

  1. Blue bantum

    Blue bantum In the Brooder

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    Is there anyone here who has gotten a really rich robin's egg blue chicken egg ? I've had many blue egg layers and have gotten many blue eggs but all were a pale light blue. Am I just chasing a dream?
     
  2. The Phantom

    The Phantom I love birds!!!

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    I have seen super blue egg layers. Idk if they actually lay super blue eggs but the eggs looked like robin eggs in the pictures.
     
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  3. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    I've been wondering the same thing as you have @Blue bantum
     
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  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    Pretty much....they are rare, and beware of internet pics as they are often 'doctored'.

    You'd have to find a breeder that has specifically bred for egg color....
    ....and is reputable(can also be rare).
     
  5. Blue bantum

    Blue bantum In the Brooder

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    Thank you, I was afraid of that :(
     
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  6. Henriettamom919

    Henriettamom919 Crowing

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    I've been chasing that dream, too! I've come close with a friend's EE in that they were more a "sky" then a watercolor pastel. I have my own EE and Ameraucana now but they're not laying just yet :fl
     
  7. HenHouse4Life

    HenHouse4Life GrandmaOnDuty

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    I think that finding that beautiful robin egg blue is like searching for the Marans egg that is a 9 on the color scale..... when/if it happens it's a rarity. I'm not saying it's impossible but your chances of it aren't that great.
     
  8. puffypoo

    puffypoo Crossing the Road

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    I have an EE bantam that lays sweet light turquoise blue eggs, of course they aren’t electric blue or anything but they aren’t easily mistaken for white either.
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    The best blues I've had was from hatchery EE's.
    Where are your Ameraucanas from...and how long do we have to wait to see what they lay?
     
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  10. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    I wonder how a person could breed to get a better shade of blue egg color?
     
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