Help me make guesses as to what color she will lay :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by FlyingtheCoop, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a relic of a camera so excuse the horrific photos. The first picture was taken today, the second picture was taken just over a month ago. Mother was a Dorking and Dad was a sneaky Ameraucana. Any guesses what color eggs I might see?

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  2. JordanFamily

    JordanFamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two girls that look exactly like her. One lays peachy brown and the other bluegreen eggs. [​IMG]
     
  3. Dray67

    Dray67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would expect a light mint green. Pale blue from the Ameraucana and the pale tint from the dorking. It will be nice in a colorful egg basket. Breed her back to the Ameraucana.
     
  4. Dray67

    Dray67 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is she?
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Was the dad a real Ameraucana or an Easter Egger? That coloration and the fact that she doesn't have muffs/beard, which are dominant, says dad is an EE, meaning she's likely to lay a light green or brown egg.
     
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  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is that a pea comb or a single comb? Looks like a pea comb. Most times an Easter Egger cross with a pea comb will lay blue/green eggs, and a single comb will lay brown eggs. I found this to be true with my nine EE mixes! Two laid blue/green (and had pea combs), and seven laid brown eggs (and had single combs). [​IMG]
     
  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:True... but even if she does, her legs are pink and she has no muffs/beard/etc. If I had to guess, I'd say brown, possibly green.
     
  9. FlyingtheCoop

    FlyingtheCoop Out Of The Brooder

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    I'd say she's somewhere in the range of 20-24 weeks, I can't remember exactly what I was told. Also, she still had another pullet from the same hatch that did have muffs, I just chose this one instead. The mother was a red Dorking (rather than a silver grey), hence the coloration, extra toe, and white legs.
     
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