Egg color

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Katy, May 4, 2008.

  1. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    If an ameraucana (sp?) hatched from a blue egg will they lay a blue egg? I'm beginning to think I hatched EEs not what I was sold.
    Last edited: May 4, 2008
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

    Jan 18, 2008
    Newman Lake, WA
    It depends on what color egg genes the rooster is carrying also.

    Where did you get the eggs you hatched? If you don't feel like sharing on the forum you can pm me.
  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    They're just some eggs I got last November off ebay. They were supposed to be Ameraucana not EEs and the eggs I got were all blue. But from the amount of pullet eggs I started getting this week or so I think some of them have to be laying too and so far they're just varying shades of brown. I do have a couple of little araucana pullets, but they're too young to lay yet.

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