Sort of an egg laying/ mating/hatching question

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

  1. Azriel

    Azriel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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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