Genetics for green/olive egger

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by kizanne, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a nice english Orphington Roo over some very blue ameraucana's.

    This should produce green easter eggers right? Not as dark as a marans over an ameraucana but green. If the parents are pure meaning the ameraucana has two blue gene's and the Orphington a true Orphington is there a chance the eggs will not be green?
     
  2. ronniewayne

    ronniewayne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i'm not a genetics expert by any means..but i can tell you my experience ..i crossed a wheaten ameracuana rooster with some comet hens (red sex link) a couple of the hens laid a nice dark egg. the offspring were from mint green to dark olive..i mean really dark olive..good luck with your cross.
     

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