egg color

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by sadieoisin, Dec 17, 2015.

  1. sadieoisin

    sadieoisin New Egg

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    I have a olive egger rooster.and no oliver egger hen but I have a jubilee orphanton hen I am coming up with green eggs is this why her eggs are green I am waiting for my 2 black copper maran hens to start laying will there eggs be dark brown or green also?
     
  2. rebrascora

    rebrascora Overrun With Chickens

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    A rooster mating with a hen will not have any effect on the colour of eggs she lays, it will only affect the colour of eggs a daughter hatched from her eggs will lay. If your jubilee Orpington is laying green eggs then I would guess she is not a pure jubilee Orpington, or another hen is laying the green eggs you are finding . If your Marans are pure then they will lay dark brown eggs.
     
  3. Michael OShay

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    X2 on rebrascora's post.
     
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