Green eggers

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by redrooster99, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Songster

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    Hello I am trying to produce a green egg laying chicken that basically is a green egg laying Easter egger. But I think they are just Easter eggers ,because don't Easter eggers lay all color eggs. But any way here is the real question what gender are these two ,I think they are 2 months old.[​IMG] both of them sorry for the bad pics, I think the white is a cockerel.
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Crowing

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    You can take a blue egg hen and cross her to a dark brown egg rooster and get olive eggers (greenish brown egg layers)_
     
  3. redrooster99

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    Yes I know but I only had a brown egg layer to mix her with so I am creating green eggers
     
  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    "her" who? Which bird is the "her" you are wanting to mix your brown egg laying breed with? Neither of the two birds pictured appear to be of a breed that would have blue egg genes, so mixing either of them with a brown laying breed would produce another brown laying bird. Where is it you are intending to bring the blue gene into your program, it has to come from somewhere to use it to get to green eggs.
     
  5. redrooster99

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    Sorry bad use of words there mom was a blue egg layer they are f1 green eggers. I was wondering what gender they were.
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Need clear, well lit, close ups of the combs to tell gender and if the blue gene was carried over.
    Pics of the parents would help too.
     
  7. redrooster99

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    Roo is my avatar
     
  8. redrooster99

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    Hen is an Easter egger she lays blue eggs.
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Easter Eggers don't lay truely blue eggs, but she might carry one blue gene and lay blue based eggs.
     
  10. redrooster99

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    So what will I get
     

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