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ee eggs?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tuesdays chicks, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    Hi a quick question. If I have an ee that hatched from a brown egg with an americauna father is it possible for that pullet to lay green eggs?
     
  2. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    From what I understand it is possible for the pullet to lay green eggs. It depends on if she picked up the blue egg gene.
     
  3. oesdog

    oesdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Send a message to this poster - They have worked with Blue / green egg layers and may help - best I can do as they helped me.
    They are better at the gene stuff. tadkerson

    Oesdog
     
  4. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    mine lays blue-green eggs and hatched out of a brown egg
     
  5. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    thank you punky that's just what I wanted to know
     
  6. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    and my rooster had the blue egg jene
    is your americauna a pure? if so then it should lay blue-green eggs
    punky [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2010
  7. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So now the question is, I thought hens generally laid egg colors like that of their mothers. Am I wrong there or is the colored egg more like a shot in the dark?
     
  8. tuesdays chicks

    tuesdays chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    stuart florida
    That I don't know I'm getting hatching eggs and was told americauna over ee's but some of the ee eggs are going to be brown and some green
     
  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:To answer a question about egg color off the mothers too -

    If the the Ameraucana father is actually a real Ameraucana and not an Easter Egger, and if the EE from a brown egg had a father who lays a BLUE egg - Yes. Otherwise, your chances are a little slim, and either you will get khaki greenish brown or just brown.

    The mother doesn't exactly decide the offspring's egg color - Both parents do. To get a green egg you'll need a blue and a brown egg parent. Anything else and you'll get just brown or blue-green or something else.
     
  10. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Quote:I had an EE girl who laid green [​IMG]

    Her daddy was a white EE roo, who's dad was supposed to be pure Ameraucana and who's mom was a Buff Orpington.
    Her mama was another BO,
    making my girl 3/4 BO but she still laid green eggs!!!!!!!!!

    She looked like a greenish-legged Buff Orpington with kinda different comb
     

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