First egg from Ideal EE. It's BLUE!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jossanne, Oct 3, 2009.

  1. jossanne

    jossanne Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    This is Ethel. She hatched March 16, so she's 6.5 months old. Today she laid her first egg, and it's the bluest egg I've ever had. We get greens from our older EE's, and this one is very different.


    And here's her first egg. My camera batteries are dead, and my husband's camera is at work with him, so this is from my cell phone.
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    Is it really that neon? Cool!
  3. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Wow! Cool! I'm so impressed! [​IMG] that my EE will lay pretty eggs!
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    Cool!! We've got 4 green layers but some seem a bit bluer than others! Love the green too!
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    Congratulations! [​IMG] She's a beautiful lady with one beautiful egg!
  6. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2009
    Olympia, WA
    [​IMG] Congratulations! You give me hope. One of my 3 EE's comb and wattles are starting to redden up so maybe there will be a pretty egg in one of the nest boxes soon. [​IMG]
  7. Blueggchick

    Blueggchick ♥Dar's Blue Bayou Chicks♥

    Apr 18, 2009
    SE LA
    What a pretty colored egg! Congratulations. [​IMG]

    I have 4 EE that are approx. 12 weeks old now. I can't wait until I get my first blue or green egg.
  8. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    This may be a dumb question - does the coloring of the EE hen have anything to do with the color of her egg?
  9. justmeandtheflock

    justmeandtheflock Overrun with ducklings :)

    May 27, 2009
    NW NJ
    Congrats [​IMG]
  10. StacyK

    StacyK Out Of The Brooder

    May 20, 2009
    Sumner, WA
    Very cool color!! I was hoping one of my 3 EEs would lay blue, after I got an olive green & one laying pinkish, but I think the #3 is pinkish also. Congrats! [​IMG]

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