Finally - my Olive Eggs are starting to arrive in the nest box!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by McGoo, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. McGoo

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Not sure about the category, but I am so eggcited about my first Olive Eggs that I just have to brag. [​IMG] These two olive eggs, in the middle, are my very first from a little experiment w/Wheaton Marans and Wheaton Americauna crosses. The gals are just beautiful and so are their eggs - olive!

    Here ya go...the eggs and the gals who are creating them - Marsha, Mona and Ruth. (Actually don't know which one is still hold'n out.)

  2. cottagegarden

    cottagegarden Eggistentialist

    Oct 2, 2008
    SE PA
    Pretty girls!
    Merry Christmas early!!
  3. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    Beautiful hens and eggs! I especially like the first one!
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    I and a few others have always been curious of this combo, as the Wheaten in Ameraucanas is pretty different from the Wheaten in Marans..

    You sure that's what the parents are though? The bottom one is pretty red, almost like it has EE in it. Still, very pretty, and I love how you have an Ameraucana type Wheaten, a poor-Marans type wheaten, then a, umm, red, I would almost say columbian.
  5. McGoo

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for the compliments. The girls are very sweet, slow to lay eggs (~6mos) and not flighty. And yup - sure on the mix because they're from my girlfriends hen/roo and she's got a very mini flock.
  6. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Congrats! Pretty girls and eggs!
  7. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

    Mar 18, 2010
    stamford, ct
    [​IMG] Love it!

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