My EE's and colors of eggs. *pics*

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fshinggrl, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have three Easter Eggers. I posted This thread asking about what color eggs my white earlobed EE (KitKat) will lay. The consensus was not white I believe. Here are photos of my three ee's.
    First, Rosie.. Very feminine hen. I did not think she'd be laying yet because her face does not show too much red! (blue)
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    Then Annie, my full faced EE (I hatched her.) (olive green)
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    And finally, KitKat (with the white earlobes). She laid her first egg today and it is full-sized! [​IMG] Take a peek.
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    Seriously, it takes a bit of looking to see that the egg is not white... it is so darn close though!!!! So funny!
     
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  2. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does Annie have feathered feet? I have 3 EE pullets, 19 weeks old, I checked the earlobes today, couldn't even find them~ two look like your Annie, the 3rd is black and gold...I have no clue as to the egg color they will lay....! So you posted to say which eggs they ARE laying... ? Did I understand you right?

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    here is what 2 of mine look like.
     
  3. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Annie and Kit Kat look like our EEs.
    Ours both lay green eggs. The one that looks like Kit Kat has a slightly paler egg.

    Any idea what she is mixed with?
     
  4. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, Annie does have feathered feet. Her dad was either an EE/Barnyard mix or a D'uccle with an EE hen because she hatched from a green egg. I am leaning towards the D'uccle rooster. Yes, they are all laying now. Got my FIRST blue egg yesterday and my FIRST cream colored egg today. Annie has been laying her olive colored eggs for about a week now.

    Any idea what she is mixed with?

    Nope, no idea what she is mixed with.

    I had two hens like Annie two years ago and one laid an olive colored egg and the other one 'plain' brown. You never know!​
     
  5. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool.....ok, I am eager to see what I get, at 19 weeks, I know I have a while yet...with winter coming and night temps already in the teens...what age are your girls?
     
  6. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My EEs vary by a week or so... and were hatched about mid April. They are roughly about 25 weeks. My EEs two years ago started laying at 20 weeks. Good luck!
     
  7. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ooh, exciting...my roosters aren't paying any attention to them...is this normal? I see them taking on all the other girls?
    I will make this a separate post....
     
  8. LT

    LT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am waiting for my last 2 girls of 9 to lay. They are both EE's, and they are 28 weeks and two days. Both of them are squatting and one of them went totally berserk this morning while the other girls were laying, so I think she could be ready any day now!!!! The one EE who is laying gives us lovely green/blue eggs...today more green than blue. My husband's favorite color is green so now he is completely smitten with her.
     
  9. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Awesome!! Bolded made me laugh!! I've been worried that I'd be getting a 'boring' brown egg from one of my EEs. Who would have guessed that my 'boring' egg is almost white! Ha! We'll see if she lays tomorrow. It should be consistant! I can't wait for my wellies to start laying. Then I will truely have a colorful egg basket!
     
  10. tamberlin

    tamberlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have beautiful chickens! I really like Rosie's look. EE's have such interesting variety. It's like having the proverbial "Box of chocolates"....
    We have 6 EEs. The two whitish ones lay pink and blue eggs. The darker ones lay the green and olive green ones. When they are all laying, we have a very colorful basket indeed!
     

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