Colored Eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ClareScifi, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just found out that my month-old chick was fathered by a White Leghorn, and her mother may have been an Aracauna. If so, is it possible she will lay colored eggs, or does a hen have to be 100% Aracauna to lay colored eggs?

    Clare
     
  2. Crippledturkey

    Crippledturkey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She will be an EE, or Easter Egger can lay a lot of different colors.
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    My understanding is that if both were purebred, pullet chicks would be EEs that lay blue eggs (blue x white = blue). EEs of unknown descent lay a variety of egg colors but when you purposely cross purebred birds, you can predict the outcome.
     

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