Show me your blue eggs!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mediazeal, Mar 22, 2010.

  1. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Ameraucana has just started laying and the eggs are greener than I had hoped. They are D3 on the Ameraucana egg color chart. A nice color but I am now curious about the variations of blue. And I would love to find some lines that lay really blue eggs.

    Show me pics of your blue ameraucana eggs!
    Are they ameraucana or ee?
    What lines are they from (if you know)?
    If you have the ameraucana egg color chart, please include their color match from there too.

    Can't wait to see what you all come up with!
     
  2. Yvonne37894

    Yvonne37894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have an Ameraucana color card but I do have the Araucana card, do you know if they are the same colors?
    These are my Ameraucan Blue split Lavender eggs
    Hens are from unknow source but are Blue Ameraucana
    Lavender Rooster is from Shaffer

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  3. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is my Ameraucana's egg. The Ameraucana Breeders Club sells this egg color chart. You really need to have it in your hand to get the colors right. They are available at the Ameraucana.org site for $3.
    My pullet is from Gabbard Farms.
    My Am's egg matches the D3 color (doesn't look like an exact match in the photo).

    In web colors in html it is #B6C8CA, maybe a touch lighter.
    in RGB it is
    R: 182
    G: 200
    B: 202

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  4. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are really nice Yvonne! How many hens do you have laying those beauties!
     
  5. Yvonne37894

    Yvonne37894 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 6 hens
    and get 4 to 6 eggs a day
     
  6. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have EE's 5 blue and upper left green one.
    What is the dollar for?
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    Maybe I can take a better picture in the day light tomorrow
     
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  7. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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  8. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes, a lighter pic would be great. Thanks for sharing!
     
  9. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. SilkieTime

    SilkieTime Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Forgot all about the eggs. We have had our other house on the market for over 5 mos. and we could be closing. [​IMG] [​IMG] Had to go over there and sign some papers. Going to sale some chickens tomorrow so I should get a picture.
     
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