mutt cross- what color eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by klf73, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    If I have pullets that were the results from a brown laying hen and white(breed type) egg laying roo. Would the resulting pullets lay a lighter brown egg? I'm just curious what colo their eggs will be, of course I'm not patient enough to just wait and see [​IMG]
  2. clarkestep

    clarkestep Songster

    May 20, 2008
    N Metro Atlanta
    My neighbor gave me mutt eggs to hatch and I'm wondering the same thing. Only thing is that one parent was an EEer and the other parent is a brown egger. I'm thinking the eggs these babies lay will be U-gly (long U sound), maybe an olive-brownish color? The babies themselves are pretty interesting as they all look different. They hatched on 6/13. I'm new to chickens so have no clue about your eggs, but I would say they will be some shade of brown, tan maybe? lol I suppose you will find out. LOL As will I.
  3. Wynette

    Wynette Crowing

    Sep 25, 2007
    Not sure, but I'd think you're right, Krista.
  4. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Crowing

    May 9, 2008
    Central Iowa
    Quote:I think you are right - they might be an olive color. But then again beauty is in the eye of the beholder - some people like the olive colored eggs [​IMG]

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