Easter Egger genetics question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by marvun22, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know the desrciption is "any chicken that possesses the green/blue egg trait but doesn't meet the requirements of any specific breed. I have a chicken whose dad was an EE and whose mom was either a Black Australorp or Rhode Island Red (I know that based on the great egg laying, 3 eggs in 3 days right off the bat, and it has brownish black spots on his back). Either way, it lays green eggs. Does that make it an Easter Egger, even though her mom was a brown egg layer?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Yep. She carries the blue/green egg genetics.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Yep, call her an Easter egger.
     

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