Last summer I purchased 3 olive egger chicks, unfortunately the two hens were killed by a raccoon before they started to lay so I never saw their eggs. My OE roo survived and is now my dominant rooster fertilizing all my hens. He is a mix between a welsummer hen and whiting true blue rooster. I recently hatched some chicks that came from him and a wyandotte hen and some blue laying EE hens. How do I know genetically what these chicks will come out laying? I'd imagine that crossing a green gene back to a blue layer will result in lighter green, while back to the brown layers will result in that olive drab green. Are the genetics that simple when dealing with a rooster? Or will he run the chance of passing blue and brown genes down, or are they straight green genes. I just don't know if the genes work the same if it's coming from the rooster side...although I don't see why it wouldn't. Does green become a dominant gene or is it recessive? Thanks!