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EE question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ging3rhoffman, May 11, 2009.

  1. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    I was wondering what the chances were of an EE laying a white egg. I have 5 EEs, 2 BO, 2 RIR, 2 Silver Laced wyandottes, 2 delawares, 2 black aussies and 2 welsummers. I have an order in for some meat birds and i thought if my chances were very slim that i would get a white egg out of one of my EEs that i would order a couple of Lt brown leghorns for the white eggs to complete my basket. Anyone have any idea?
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Chances are high, from my experience. I bred an EE hen to an EE roo, and the 2 pullet babies that began laying last fall BOTH lay white eggs. Mom lays a green egg. Sigh...but, I still love them, and they are awesome layers!
     
  3. Farm Frenzy

    Farm Frenzy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 EE, and 1 out of the 4 lays a white egg.
     
  4. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    I have 3 EEs from a hatchery and all 3 lay green or blue/green eggs.
     
  5. whatthecluck

    whatthecluck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two EEs one lays blue/green color and one a pinkish white. [​IMG]
     
  6. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Oh, I am so excited...I have 4 EE pullets from Meyers and 3 EE pullets from Mt healthy. I cant wait to see their eggs. I hope I get a blue and pink egg along with the olive green eggs. [​IMG]
     
  7. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a question too....

    What are the chances a EE will lay a blue/green egg? out of 10 EE's?
     
  8. ArizonaDesertChicks

    ArizonaDesertChicks Eggstactic for Pretty Eggs

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    Quote:I don't think we can come up with the exact odds, but out of 10 EEs, I'm sure you'll have several blue/green eggs. I'm sure it'll be fun for you to watch and figure out who's laying which eggs.
     
  9. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
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    what about out of 4? 2?
     
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  10. ging3rhoffman

    ging3rhoffman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Most of the people that have EE's get colored eggs, i just wasnt sure if they layed white eggs. But I'd say most lay green eggs.
     

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