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I want colored eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Hopefulloflove, Jan 25, 2012.

  1. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to be adding to my laying flock this spring. I would love to have some blue, pink and green eggs. What breed of chicken exactly do I need to get? Where should I get them from?

    Thanks!
     
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    I've never seen pink eggs yet. But these are the eggs I got yesterday, I have EE's.
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  3. ceeceeholt

    ceeceeholt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In my flock are 5 Easter Eggers, 2 are laying so far and I have a dark green and a light blue!!!! So thrilled!
     
  4. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where did you get your EE's?
     
  5. AnnieAlbright

    AnnieAlbright Out Of The Brooder

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    My EE's were purchased from our local Agway back in June, who gets them from Ideal. We have 2 and they've been laying light blue and olive-y blue eggs daily. Good luck on your search![​IMG]
     
  6. Hopefulloflove

    Hopefulloflove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry double post
     
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  7. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

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    Meyer hatchery in Ohio. I live down the road and can pick up.
    Michele
     
  8. devora

    devora Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like them b/c you can order as few as three birds.
     
  9. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    Most hatcheries sell chicks advertised as Ameraucanas/Americanas/Araucanas etc. and those are Easter Eggers. Most will lay green eggs but sometimes you'll get a blue or a light brown to tinted layer (very pale brown looks pinkish or yellowish). I have a few EEs and they all lay green to blue eggs. My mom's Brahmas lay eggs that are very pale pinkish (one even has purple speckles sometimes). My Speckled Sussex lays eggs that are darned close to the color of the palm of my hand.
     
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