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Do EE's lay blue eggs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ging3rhoffman, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Do EE's lay blue eggs? If so, what are the chances. If you had 6 hens perhaps maybe 1 would lay blue eggs? Is it the same with pink eggs? I figure most lay the olive green eggs. I guess i will find out in about 4 months. [​IMG] Please share your pictues.
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    It's possible that they could lay a blue egg. Most EE eggs that I've seen have been a blue/green color. You could also get brown eggs, which are supposed to be "pink" but they just look brown to me.
     
  3. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    I have a dark green layer and a light green layer. Here is a sample of the shades I have gotten from the two. I did get a blue egg once! It is on the top left.

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    Here it is up close compared to the green.

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    Last edited: Mar 31, 2009
  4. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EE lays eggs with a definite pink hue. The middle egg of my Avatar photo is hers. Compared to the browns and whites, it is definitely different.
     
  5. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Depending on the strain and the breeding, different EE's will aly different colored eggs. You might have 6 that lay green eggs, or 6 that lay pink(brown eyes) and so on. Theres no % on color chance wise
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I have one laying EE.. she lays almost a blue egg.'

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  7. Momo

    Momo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EEs lay beautiful pale sky blue eggs, as nice as the purebred Ameraucanas. But that's more the exception than the rule. I think they usually lay green eggs of various shades.
     
    Last edited: Apr 1, 2009
  8. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I am hoping for pink, blue, aqua and green eggs ! Thats not a tall order is it? LOL. I am having so much fun with my chicks that I dont care if they lay at all. Most of them come running when I come in to see them. They are so sweet. I will try again to post their picture.
     
  9. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Thats so weird, everytime we type in the word "EGG" it post as rooster.[​IMG]
     
  10. eggchel

    eggchel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Seems to be a technical glitch. Ive PM'd Nifty about it.


    chel
     

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