my first BLUE YaY!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by evonne, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. evonne

    evonne Songster

    Oct 5, 2009
    Las Vegas
    i have a nice olive green layer named lucy, she's molting right now, but today i found ......

    i'm ssoo excited.. this one is such a pretty blue.. i was assuming i'd get shades of green from them, the blue is unexpected and pretty...
    i have 2 more EE's who based on combs i'm hoping lay blue or green eggs... now i gotta catch this one in the act so i know who it is.. lol..

  2. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
  4. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    so exiting!!!!!!!!!
  5. sotelomary

    sotelomary Songster

    Nice egg! Oh, I so want a blue one! I have one EE that lays the olive color and the other EE hasn't started laying yet. I hope I get a blue one! But with my luck it probably will be green.[​IMG]
  6. logansmommy7

    logansmommy7 Songster

    May 15, 2009
    Shenandoah Valley
    Congrats on your first blue-we got blue eggs for a short time until my dog killed the one and only blue egger we had! Now I just have an olive green layer-hope you get lots! I pine for blue eggs-they are so pretty!
  7. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

    Sep 12, 2009
    Nor Cal
    Congrats! Beautiful egg!
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Wow, beautiful!
  9. SJensen

    SJensen Songster

    Jul 29, 2009
    South Surrey
    Quote:Hi -- I'm new to EEs -- how do you tell what color eggs they might lay based on their combs?
  10. evonne

    evonne Songster

    Oct 5, 2009
    Las Vegas
    Quote:Hi -- I'm new to EEs -- how do you tell what color eggs they might lay based on their combs?

    they say the pea comb is linked to the blue egg gene... i have 6 EE pullets.. 2 have taller combs and they are laying a pinkish/terracotta/tan color egg.. and my othe 4 have the smaller peacomb, and so far 2/4 have the blue egg gene.. 1 is a light olive, and now this one is blue.. it's almost green, but i still consider it in the blue, if i ahd a green to put next to it you'd see the blue more... can't wait for my lucy to lay her greens again and these otehr 2 to start so i can see their colors...

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