Sort of an egg laying/ mating/hatching question

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Azriel, Dec 13, 2011.

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Songster

    Jun 19, 2010
    I have mostly brown egg layers in my laying flock, but I do have 4 white egg layers, 2 Blue Andalusian, and 2 Golden Lakenvelder. All 4 have just started laying within the last few weeks. The Roos that I have with my layer flock are, an EE, a Black Ameraucana, and a Lav Orp. I would like to set a doz of these white eggs, my question is, if all 3 roos are mating the girls, can the chicks from these eggs each have a different sire, and what color eggs would any pullets lay. I have never seen the Orp mate, but I know that doesn't mean he isn't, the Am. will every chance he gets with as many of the girls as he can, and I have also seen the EE mating the girls. Would I get mostly blue egg layers?
  2. chookhead

    chookhead Songster

    Sep 7, 2011
    you can neva noe till u breed them breed a few and hatch chicks and then wait out and make sure u record the combos eg ee and adulasian and see wat comes out when this egg is incubated
  3. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

    Aug 20, 2010
    You'll just have to hatch them and see. Any one of the roos could be the daddy so you're likely to get birds that lay any color.

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