Cross Breed Eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 19marvinn, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. 19marvinn

    19marvinn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2015
    This might be in the wrong forum but does anyone know what color eggs a brown egg layer crossed with a blue egg layer will lay? I believe they were Cream Legbar Mother and black australorp father. Thanks for any knowledge!
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
    Likely green.
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon
    Brown + blue should = green. Theoretically some blue egg layers have one blue and one white gene, so the white gene could get passed to the offspring. In that case you would get light brown eggs.

    A black Australorp rooster over a CCL hen should give you sex linked offspring. the males should have white spots on the head at hatch and feather out barred. The pullets will have a solid head and be non-barred when they feather out.

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