Eggs? Any guesses on breeds?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by debosaurus, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. debosaurus

    debosaurus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey There! I picked up 7 eggs from a Heritage chicken breeder near me.
    I am pretty sure that there are two "easter eggers" and one Barred Rock... she mentioned something about a Maran (I'm guessing the darkest egg) and a Crested Cream Legbar... But no idea! Potentially some Americaunas as well???

    Thoughts?
    Hatch Date Approximately the 25th. :D

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  2. Hankfam

    Hankfam Out Of The Brooder

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    The maran egg would definitely be the darkest. One of the eggs looks green on my screen. I get those from my maran ee crosses. Whatever they end up being, you should have a colorful basket!! :)
     
  3. debosaurus

    debosaurus Out Of The Brooder

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    The lady who I purchased them from said the Bluey/Green eggs are Olive Easter Eggers, so mixed breeds.

    One will be a Spotted Plymouth Rock And one will be a crested cream legbar...

    But there are still some mystery eggs. I can't wait!
     
  4. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Blue is Ameracauna, Olive green is an Easter Egger, dark brown is from a Marran, I think Cream Legbars are white egg layers, Barred Plymouth Rock are brown egg layers so the other three brown eggs could be Barred Plymouth Rocks. For brown eggs you'll have to wait for them to hatch. When that happens send pictures of them and we can try to help identify the breed.
     
  5. TheGonzo

    TheGonzo Out Of The Brooder

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    The eggs of my Marans (B/C) look like this, so it is possible, but I'd say it's not a 100 % match.
    My guess is the dark green eggs come from a Marans x araucana mix. They tend to give these olive colours
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    Cream Legbars lay a blue ( or green ) egg.
     
  7. debosaurus

    debosaurus Out Of The Brooder

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    Hmmm, I know the majority are mixed, so I suppose I will just have to hope they all hatch and do well. :)
     
  8. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    You will get pullets that lay pretty eggs.
     
  9. Akrnaf2

    Akrnaf2 The educated Rhino Premium Member

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    Maranas, legbar, EE, Rock,Light Sussex, 2 RIR,or production red.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    pretty egg tray regardless - if youwanted colored eggs, you sure got them
     

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