color or tinted egg question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bloonskiller911, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. bloonskiller911

    bloonskiller911 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 29, 2012
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    I have brown egg laying hens. i have an aracauna rooster. what is the probability that pullets from this cross will lay colored eggs? further more if you set a colored egg will the pullet from that lay the same color egg? is this all blue eyes, green eyes, brown eyes genetics or is there is a set possibility? will i be waiting for my second gerenration to be crossed with an aracauna before i will see any results in egg color?
     
  2. Kansaseq

    Kansaseq Prairie Wolf Farm Asylum

    Feb 12, 2009
    NE Kansas
    Most likely, any resulting hens will lay brown or greenish eggs.
     

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