egg coloring

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by marvun22, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. marvun22

    marvun22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if i decide to let my chickens hatch eggs this spring. my rooster is a silver ameraucana. my hens are brown egg layers. what color eggs would my babies lay.
     
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  2. lajollachickens

    lajollachickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Thats a tough question!!

    That happened to me twice!!![​IMG]

    The first time we had a rooster that laid white eggs and an hen that laid dark brown eggs.
    <we let them hatch and the offspring later went on to lay a tinted egg>[​IMG]




    But then next time we had a rooster that laid white eggs and we had a bird that laid greenish eggs.
    <Once again we let them hatch and the offspring went on to lay pure white eggs>[​IMG]



    So from my expierience i have come to conclude that it really matters on the situation because its different each time.[​IMG]



    Hope that helped!!
     
  3. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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