Green eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by LynninOK, Dec 9, 2011.

  1. LynninOK

    LynninOK Out Of The Brooder

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    For several months, on a regular basis, I was getting one beautiful green egg from one of my (almost) nine month old pullets. I'm not quite sure lays them. For the last two weeks, or so, they stopped. I am now getting all brown eggs. My question is, is it possible for for a hen to start laying green eggs and then start laying brown?
     
  2. BlazeJester

    BlazeJester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope. Look for a hen with a pea comb, greenish legs and/or fluffy cheeks. That'd be your easter egger [​IMG]
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One of my EE's......still waiting for an egg from them....26 weeks!
     
  4. LynninOK

    LynninOK Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't have any Easter Eggers, though. And I'm still wondering... Where did my green eggs go? I would blame the weather, but even my cranky Yokohama is still laying (or at least she was until she started molting, poor thing, a little late in the season for that.) I was pretty sure (through observation) that the "dealer" was one of my so called Lavender Orpington Splits (who also have crests, which is not "correct", I know.) Maybe it's my giant white chicken with green eggs, who I've really thought might be a White Jersey Giant? Maybe she is a hatchery Ameraucana that doesn't have the fluffy cheeks, which I LOVE!! The white chicken does have green legs.

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  5. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh but yes you do. :)One of the one's I bought as a RIR layed me a green egg and still does. This time of year about 4 a week. She wasn't a RIR but the other.
     
  6. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    An Easter Egger can look like anything but I'd put my money on the green-legged hen. [​IMG]
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:me too....here is my EE mix roo....they can look like anything!
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  8. RhodeIslandRedFan

    RhodeIslandRedFan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh my goodness - she's georgeous [​IMG]
     
  9. Toshi

    Toshi Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    How about this... I have an Australorp that is laying me a green egg. I was totally shocked. I thought they layed brown. Well, I guess she's an EE in disguise! BUT she looks 100% Australorp.
     
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