Is it a common trait for Americana hens to lay two eggs(One brown one green)

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by black star, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. black star

    black star Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 11, 2013
    Some years ago a friend of mine gave me a Americana hen and she laid two eggs(One brown one green),so some years later (Last year) I purchase some Americana hens and one of them are laying two eggs (One brown one green) just want to know; is it common or rare
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Genetically it is impossible. A hen either lays a brown egg or a green egg, not both. So I'd say pretty rare.
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