I got an olive egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by goldfinches, Nov 8, 2011.

  1. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have only 2 EE's, and was hoping to get blue eggs from them. They are 30 weeks and today, one layed her first egg - a beautiful light olive!

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    She did manage to crack the tip by laying it on a thin shavings spot in the box, guess we'll have to eat it.
     
  2. Americana

    Americana Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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    Thats awesome. I cant wait for my first egg. [​IMG]
     
  4. bikerchic

    bikerchic Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. GardenState38

    GardenState38 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So perfect! How eggciting!![​IMG]
    I have a 16-week old easter egger...Oh, I hope I don't have to wait another 14 weeks! [​IMG]
    How did you do it??
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I know the feeling. I only have one Ameracauna and she lays a green egg. I was hoping for blue. She did lay huge eggs from the very beginning though and has been broody 3 times this year and hatched lots of chicks so I guess she's pulling her weight.
    Guess I'll have to get aracaunas or legbars.
     
  7. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I started getting an olive egg not too long ago and couldn't figure out who was laying it. I knew it wasn't my EE, hers are green and she's molting right now anyhow. It turned out the olive egg was coming from her daughter who is half EE, half turken. A strange looking bird, but pretty eggs. Your egg is pretty too. [​IMG]
     
  8. jeepguy982001

    jeepguy982001 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. barry750

    barry750 Out Of The Brooder

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    How cool! I just got 4 americaunas and hope for eggs soon. Now I have 14 barred rocks,4 white cochins, & 5 silkies but only two hens are old enough to lay atm
     
  10. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Pretty egg!
     

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