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Egg color?? Leghorn/ameraucana mix

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tricia123, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. tricia123

    tricia123 In the Brooder

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    I have 5 pullets that are from a leghorn hen and ameraucana rooster. I read on here that they would have a lighter blue egg, but a light Creme showed up yesterday and I am wondering if it was one of theirs. There is another suspect hen that I have had for a few weeks but thinking it's a possibility!
     

  2. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

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    Yes, since the blue egg shell gene is dominant you should get blue egg lying pullets from that cross. If the roo is actually EE, you might only get 50% blue or green layers.
     

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