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breeding EE's.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ray24, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a solid white EE rooster and 2 solid white EE hens. If I collect their eggs and hatch them, will I get more white EE's or different colored EE's? Sorry if this is a stupid question.
     
  2. chicken dude

    chicken dude Out Of The Brooder

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    sounds like they are white leghorns or white rocks. i have never heard of white americaunas. americaunas are known for their color.
     
  3. farmer boy

    farmer boy Chillin' With My Peeps

    no thats wrong white is better in ees because the main color is white in the breed if u keep breeding those three and if their not family u can make pure bred by breeding out the old breed
     
  4. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok That kind of confused me. Can you write it maybe simpler please? Sorry but i am not understanding. :(
     
  5. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are 8 accepted colors of Ameraucana. White is one of those colors. So, they're saying, maybe you could try to breed a pure Ameraucana instead of a mutt from an EE that is whitish.
     
  6. ray24

    ray24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh ok! I understand now thank you!
     
  7. Rayben2006

    Rayben2006 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok I hatched out some chick the hen was buff orpintion an the roo an ee this is what they look like so far [​IMG]
     
  8. Rayben2006

    Rayben2006 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. Rayben2006

    Rayben2006 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. Rayben2006

    Rayben2006 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am hoping the egg layin ability of the Orpington will be passed to the ee or are they even going to lay colored eggs every thing I have read the egg color is passed from the roo????????
     

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