Bluer than blue

FlyWheel

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We have chickens that lay really dark brown eggs (Marans) and dark green eggs (Olive Eggers), so I was wondering has anyone here tried (succeeded in?) breeding a breed of chicken that consistently lays eggs with a really strong blue shell color? One that is significantly bluer than the usual Legbar or Americauna egg.
 

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I'd imagine many many breeders of any of the blue egg layers have bred towards a deeper blue colored egg but there's only so far you can go which isn't very much more then the average ones lays.
Its not like there's any way to make a royal blue egg layer.

Maybe some crazy chicken scientist will splice a few robin genes into the chicken and succeed some day. What a funny looking chicken that would be!
 

FlyWheel

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There are a lot of threads from people asking what breed lays the bluest blue, and I knew a "Robin's egg" blue is out of the question, but I was wondering if y'all knew if anyone was breeding to intensify what blue was available.
 

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