EE laying brown eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by christinea, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. christinea

    christinea Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 17, 2013
    I'm so disappointed. I discovered my Easter Egger on the best this morning (24 weeks old). I was so excited for our first blue/green eggs, only to find she's been the Sweetpea laying the beautiful brownies. Oh, well. Our other EE was taken by a raccoon in the night about a month ago. Still miss her.
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    Right there with you. I raised a batch of pullets to POL to sell. When I got down to 3 I selected the one I wanted to keep. She was the more unusually colored one with a big grey beard and muff. The other two were rather drab brown and clean faced. Mine lays a brown egg and the other two? One blue and one green. Karma.
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    I'm sorry about your loss.

    EE's are mixes and can lay any color egg from blue, green to brown or white. I'm sorry you are disappointed. If you want guaranteed blue eggs, look for pure Ameraucana eggs from a breeder or a Cream Legbar.

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