Is anyone breeding for a dark blue/green egg?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by AuberyMirkwood, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Songster

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    Like an emu egg color?

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  2. GhostRider65

    GhostRider65 Songster

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    That would be an awsum egg color........ but how in the world would you get anything that dark short of crossing a chicken with an emu.................LOL one very large chicken, and eggs scramble 1 and the whole family can eat............ hehehe
     
  3. Cowgirl75446

    Cowgirl75446 Songster

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    That would be awesome. [​IMG]
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yes


    Slow, slow project but I'm just fiddling and hoping to get a bird carrying homozygous blue and mostly if not purely homozygous dark brown, making for a very very dark green. As for a blue like that, I'm not fully sure one can do that. Pips&peeps got a very rare super dark blue-teal color like that from a Lavender pullet before though.
     

  5. draye

    draye Crowing

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    Quote:I'd love to have one that color. Is it even possible with chickens?
     
  6. I think, like was said above, if one can get a Hetero Blue egg gene, and a homo dark egg gene, you might get that loden color.
     
  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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  8. MNShepherdess

    MNShepherdess Chirping

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    WOW that is just stunning!
     
  9. GhostRider65

    GhostRider65 Songster

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    What laid that awsum egg or did you color it???? it looks too pretty to be real........... I want that chicken.......hewhehehe
     

  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Goreous egg, Pips!
     

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