Olive Egger Question...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bluedawg, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. bluedawg

    bluedawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone know what color eggs the offspring of an Olive egger who's father is Wheaten Marans and mother is Wheaten Ameraucana will have?
     
  2. caral07

    caral07 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A dark purple, or green or maybe even white iduno. Just a guess![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2010
  3. cpartist

    cpartist Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your eggs should be some shade of olive...deepness and darkness will be largely determined by the degree of darkness of the egg genes of the Marans.
    This cross should throw some gorgeous chicks [​IMG]. I'm guessing it will be easy to determine gender early on by feather coloring as with the parents.
     
  4. le neige homme

    le neige homme Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's probably not going to be all that dark on the first generation, but it'd be a good place to start.
     

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