First GREEN egg.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by char259, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pearl, my Marans/Easter Egger cross laid her first egg yesterday! A beautiful dark olive one!

    ..... I have been corrected.... sorry Pearl!!! ......

    Pearl is a marans/ameraucana cross-not EE cross.
    her dad is a blue wheaten ameraucana and mom is a black copper marans.
    but SHE is now technicaly an easter egger(olive egger)


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    We got Pearl from another board member - dinahmoe - Thanks SOOOOO much! Just waiting for Abigail to follow suit..... lol
     
    Last edited: Sep 27, 2011
  2. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOO!

    I might be getting a easter egger (advertised as araucana but I doubt it!) in a few days!

    What colour are your easter eggers/ee crosses? I've heard that the darker the bird =the darker the egg

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    Black hens lay green/olive eggs
    lavender/white hens lay light blue
    brown hens lay green
     
  3. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That is a beautiful egg! Congratulations! It looks to be a nice olive green color!

    Happy for you!
    Sharon
     
  4. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not sure how to reply to that. Pearl who just laid the Olive egg is pure white. My other two easter eggers, Penny and Nickle, are wheaten and gray/blue color.

    I'm so new all this color combination thing has me sOOOO confuzzled.

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  5. artsy1

    artsy1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome................i Like The Pink Ones...............are You Going To Hatch Them? Or Eat Them?
     
  6. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So funny you should ask Artsy.... I have a VERY broody Cochin right now that is proving to be difficult to break.... but I am really happy with the size of my flock and don't intend to grow it at least until next spring. [​IMG] Yeah right!
     
  7. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:The color is not quite right in the picture. The egg from Sophia is really darker than what it appears to be (I'm assuming you mean that one) and the egg from Nickle, in the front, that looks like a duck egg is really a lovely light blue. I was just too excited to run out to the car and get the 'real' camera. That was taken with my cell phone. [​IMG]
     
  8. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Beautiful egg! Congrats!
     
  9. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Gorgeous! I have a white EE with a few wheat colored markings, and I really hope we get an olive colored egg. I think that would be wonderful! The girls will be 25 weeks tomorrow, and the three EE's are starting to get red in the face, so I am hoping they will lay in the next couple of weeks. Here she is about two weeks ago:
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  10. char259

    char259 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LT - That is one beautiful bird! [​IMG]
     

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