Egg color?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mrs.SWhite89, Apr 12, 2018.

  1. Mrs.SWhite89

    Mrs.SWhite89 Chirping

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    My rooster is a Easter egger and my hens are brown egg layers. What color eggs will their off spring lay? I was thinking green shade? I might be wrong.
     
  2. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    Depends. The roo might not carry blue or green egg gene. I have ees who lay brown.
     
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  3. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    I’d help if you could see the color of it’s sisters egg.
     
  4. Mrs.SWhite89

    Mrs.SWhite89 Chirping

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    Will have to wait and see. The first chicks are 2 months now. Got 2 pullets to lay eggs out of that batch
     
  5. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    I heard that my ees are weird, cause the one with muffs and a beard har rir color, a regular single comb, and yellow legs. The other one has no muffs, is gold color without the neck patterns, blue legs, and a pea comb. So yours will probably lay green.:D
     
  6. redranger209

    redranger209 Crowing

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    Is he the roo in your avatar? if so, almost definitely green.
     
  7. Mrs.SWhite89

    Mrs.SWhite89 Chirping

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    Yes the rooster in my avatar.
     
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  9. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    There is no green egg gene. Green eggs are caused by a combination of brown egg genes and the blue egg gene.
     
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  10. The Moonshiner

    The Moonshiner Professional Chicken Tender

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    With him id say shades of green.
    May get some brown but I have a hunch he carries two genes for blue eggs.
     
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