Finally got an egg from one of my EE pullets

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by annampet, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. N F C

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    Love the color of the olive egg...all your eggs look great! Congrats
     
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  2. Rietta

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    I love that color. Looks like and olive egger.. I have been trying to get one of those but they keeps being roosters!. Love the colors!!
     
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  3. annampet

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    We got them from Tractor Supply. The sign said they should lay blue eggs which is why I referenced blue in my original post.....I've learned from everyone here not to trust TS fully LOL
     
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  4. ThreeOfSeven

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    It's gorgeous! I have 3 EE pullets, 12 weeks old. Can't wait 'til they start laying.

    (Can't wait 'til someone starts laying! I have 9 pullets and 2 hens, and one of those hens is molting. Getting like 2-3 eggs/week from that one hen. LOL)
     
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  5. BaaKaaawk

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    I am pretty sure you have an olive egger there. Maybe a cross of one. Most EE's lay bring blue or green eggs, the darkness/richness of the color is not indicative of an EE. You may have got a lucky draw!
     
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  6. aart

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    Well, it's not TSC's fault, it's the hatcheries..TSC just repeats what they are told by the hatchery.
    A-ny-way.
    Most the hatchery EE's I've gotten laid blue/green.
    But this bird is probably an OE(different cross than an EE).
     
  7. annampet

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    What does OE stand for? Curious :)
     
  8. annampet

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    We also got another yesterday! This ones a little lighter, I’m not sure if it’s from the same bird or if our other is starting to lay also!

    Here’s a shot of our two green eggs. Where’s the ham? :lol:
     

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  9. N F C

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    OE = olive egger
     
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  10. annampet

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    Thanks...LOL....I was just sitting here and the light bulb went off. I was coming back to the post to edit it. :)
     
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