Meyer Olive Egger?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by JFreeman, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yep. The only reason I wanted to pay the $9 was because I wanted a olive egger when they started laying. I also bought Welsummers to breed with my EE roo. I'm hoping I'll get an OE out of them.
     
  2. chickadee5002

    chickadee5002 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you don't mind me asking what did your oe chick from Meyer look like? Here is one of mine all 3 of mine have feathered legs and look about the same

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  3. maggiemo

    maggiemo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my order from Meyer's and I (stupidly) got olive egger and a marans mix. I have no idea who is who. Anyother pictures?
     
  4. JFreeman

    JFreeman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sadly, I do not. A possum dug under my coop and took her. I am so upset over the matter, I just can't think straight. But good luck. :)
     
  5. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If a dark olive Olive Egger was made by crossing a light olive Olive Egger crossed with a dark brown egg layer like a Black Copper Marans wouldn't it narrow it down a bit by making the darkest EE possibly an Olive Egger? Just narrows it down a teeny bit but no guarantees?
     
  6. FaerieChicken

    FaerieChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With the Olive Egger, are the eggs an olive green color? I have some Ameraucanas that produce a more green egg than blue once in a while. Also is there some sort of supplement that can be fed to them to help enhance the color?
     
  7. goldfinches

    goldfinches Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I'm so sorry!
     
  8. Savcluckers

    Savcluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sure you figured it out but the brown ones are easter and the gray/black ones are olive. Hope you are loving yours as much as I love mine!!
     
  9. Savcluckers

    Savcluckers Out Of The Brooder

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    Here are my girls ordered from Meyers. The brown ones are the easter eggers and the light gray are the olive eggers. Hope this helps. They are 2 days old in this picture.
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  10. KieksterChicken

    KieksterChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to throw in there that Olive Eggers are actually Easter Eggers.[​IMG]
     

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