In EE, Can you predict egg color by the color of the bird?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by navychick, Sep 28, 2011.

  1. navychick

    navychick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any correlation between the color of an Easter Egger and the color eggs they lay?
     
  2. Meara

    Meara Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It seems that blue wheaton Ameraucanas are more likely to lay a good blue egg than other colors. I have no idea WHY this would be so, but that's what I've heard.
     
  3. Bravo

    Bravo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope, none. [​IMG]
     
  4. BigIslandChicks

    BigIslandChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no [​IMG]
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:All purebred Ameraucanas should lay a good blue egg [​IMG]


    Easter Eggers, no, no correlation.
     
  6. Hinotori

    Hinotori Silver Feathers Premium Member

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    I have four of my EEs that look identical, down to the comb. One lays a khaki green, two lay blue, and one lays that pinkish shade of brown. So no, feathers aren't related to egg color.
     
  7. juliawitt

    juliawitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    MIne haven't begun to lay yet, so now I'm really curious! I have a beautiful 'blue', a dark black and brown hen and a white speckeled EE. Can't wait to see those pretty eggs. My Bluegirl is really tall. My husband keeps hoping she's a rooster because she is so large and gorgeous. But I don't see any saddle feathers so I guess she has just turned out to be a big girl. They are 18 weeks old, so hopefully we'll start seeing colored eggs soon.
     

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