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I got a rose from one of my girls.

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by eagrbeavr, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. eagrbeavr

    eagrbeavr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Someone laid a pretty rose/purple egg for me today. Valentines gift early.

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  2. Halloweengirl13

    Halloweengirl13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that is beautiful!!
     
  3. eagrbeavr

    eagrbeavr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you! It came out of nowhere! I hope she does it again, whoever it was. I have a couple ideas.
     
  4. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    Never seen that before, love to see the hen that did that.
     
  5. eagrbeavr

    eagrbeavr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you. That makes two of us :) I could see it looked somewhat different when I took it out of the nest, it being the only egg, but when I put it in the carton with the others is when the color of it really popped
     
  6. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Sits With Chickens Premium Member

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    That egg color would start another fad. What breeds are your suspects? I'm assuming an EE.
     
  7. eagrbeavr

    eagrbeavr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you. Well I have 6 total. The oldest three (by only a few weeks) were from a clutch of supposed EE. Only one of three lays a green egg. The other two pale. Those two also dont have any EE qualities to them and their eggs are pale, but the green egger is Patridge with dark legs, has a fifth toe, and feathered top hat. The other 3 are two red sex links and a Buff Orp. I'm thinking it could be Roadrunner, the only one with a blue gene, but it could be any of them. Hope she does it again.
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    One of my light brahmas throws a similar color.
     
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  9. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    That is a stunning egg color, all right! I want one!
     
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  10. eagrbeavr

    eagrbeavr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Neat. Hope I get another for sure. Hope I figure out who it is too since I maybe thinning the flock this year
     

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