Green Eggs!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by jimandcaitlin, Nov 24, 2014.

  1. jimandcaitlin

    jimandcaitlin In the Brooder

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    I got a bunch of young (3-4 month old) mutts at at auction. It's getting really cold here, so I didn't expect any eggs until Spring. Today I went out to change their water and noticed two green eggs in the nesting box! What a great morning suprirse. Not so much a question, I'm just excited to figure out who my little green layer is. I'll post some pictures later and maybe get some ideas on who it might be.

    **EDIT** Here are some pics I was able to snap of my flock. Obviously we have the one EE rooster, but anyone see a suspect for my green layer? **EDIT**

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  2. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    Some people call them olive Eggers. [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    Green eggs are probably coming from an Easter Egger.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    Look for a bird with a pea comb, that's your highest liklihood of laying colored eggs. Aren't the green eggs so cute?
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    X2 on the pea comb. The legs of your layer may also have a greenish tint to them.
     
  6. jimandcaitlin

    jimandcaitlin In the Brooder

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    They are so cute! I wasn't expecting that at all haha. None of our girls are clear EE's, which is why I don't know right away, but obviously someone has EE genes. I will try to get some pictures of the girls this afternoon (it's been so cold out that they have been hiding in the coop, but I'll try to bribe them with food so I can get some pics to upload. I really hope she keeps laying. I had resigned myself not to expect any eggs for the winter, so I was really excited this morning. I'll look for someone with a pea comb also.
     
  7. jimandcaitlin

    jimandcaitlin In the Brooder

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    I added some pics in the original post.
     
  8. arialp

    arialp Chirping

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    Could you get any closer pics of #1 and #2?
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    To me, this bird seems like the most likely green egg layer. However, I'm not certain.
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    I agree.
     

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