green eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ravenking, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. ravenking

    ravenking Out Of The Brooder

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    so im curious about green eggs what kinda hen lays them and what do they taste like
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Green eggs are the result of a cross between a blue egg laying gene carrying chicken and a light brown egg laying gene (over simplified, as there's a number of genes involved in brown egg formation) carrying chicken. An Araucana rooster, for example, crossed with a brown egg laying hen will result in some of the off-spring laying green eggs.

    Eggs, whatever the colour taste exactly the same.

    ETA: this link may be interesting to you - https://scratchcradle.wordpress.com/2012/07/01/gms1-genetics-of-egg-color/
     
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  3. ravenking

    ravenking Out Of The Brooder

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    ok thanks for the info
     

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