light sussex crossed with auraconas and americanas

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by red egghead, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. red egghead

    red egghead Just Hatched

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    I would like to know if anyone has heard that breeding the light sussex to americanas will make the eggs darker blues and greens.
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Nope, that won't darken blue eggs, and probably not a dark enough brown to make green eggs olive...
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Not likely. Maybe a little darker. I've gotten some nice olive and Easter eggers from crossing my cuckoo Marans with EEs. Some lay a lovely olive green egg, others are super blue. I get a few that are still light blue and mint, but most are much darker for greens and brighter for blues.
     
  4. red egghead

    red egghead Just Hatched

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    thank you very much, thats what i will do, and it makes more sense. incidently,love those cukoos
     
  5. red egghead

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    thank you for the information,i am sure now that you are right
     

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