Incubating for egg color—success

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by tjb, Jan 18, 2019.

  1. tjb

    tjb Songster

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    The past year I have been crossing for egg color... anyone else experimenting?? Finally got a darker green!! BCM rooster with EE/CLB pullets
     
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  2. Shadowfire

    Shadowfire Crowing

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    Cool experiment- I am hatching eggs myself but they are all from my white leghorn hen, so there won't be much experimenting going on. :) But it will be a surprise what color the chicks are going to be and what genes they take on.
     
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  3. MissChick@dee

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    I’m jealous!!
    Such a nice array of colors.
     
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  4. chickengr

    chickengr Crowing

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    that is my next project. I will use british araucana roo and bcm hens.
     
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  5. JerryR708

    JerryR708 Crowing

    I bred my RIR rooster with my EE that laid blue eggs. Out of the 2 eggs that hatched, One lays olive green eggs and one lays pink eggs.

    You have a beautiful variety of egg colors.
     
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  6. chickengr

    chickengr Crowing

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    if you breed your pink layer to a blue egg roo you should get gray layers.
     
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  7. Chick-N-Fun

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    Congrats! :wee
     
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