EE hen...What can she pass on to chicks?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PeeperKeeper, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. PeeperKeeper

    PeeperKeeper Songster

    I have ONE, Yes ONE, and only ONE EE hen. No EE roo's. I would like to know if there is a "chance" that any of her offspring might lay colored eggs. I have Roosters: RIR, Seabright, Dutch Bantum, and "possibly" a Partridge Cochin. And do rooster have more genetic influence on prodginy then hens?
    Last edited: Oct 13, 2008
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    I'd say its a 50/50 proposition.

    If you have a blue egg layer and cross her with a RIR, the pullets that are produced will lay greenish to brown eggs.

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