The chocolate easter egger project

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by minihorse927, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    So a few years ago I ended up hatching a white cockerel with black spots. Technically called a paint but he has lots of red leakage. I've held onto him since then and decided last year how great would it be if I could make paint chocolate Easter eggers? I've spent the last 2 years working on it and last year I didn't have much luck with getting the project off the ground. This year I have a few promising chocolate, mauve, and mauve splash birds. I'll try to update and keep this going as a way of recording results and helping develop chocolate in the Easter eggers.[​IMG]
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  2. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    [​IMG]the rooster who started it all
     
  3. LocaConGallinas

    LocaConGallinas Just Hatched

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    I love your project!chocolate splash-she is beautiful!Tried to find a chocolate EE chick image so I could hunt for one but unable to find one-Good luck!If you are ever close to NY I'd love to purchase a chick.....or near 95 on my way to FLA!!
     
  4. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    [​IMG]the first chocolate Easter egger chick of 2017!
     
  5. minihorse927

    minihorse927 Whipper snapper Premium Member

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    thank you! I hoping to have some hatching eggs later this year. The chocolate color has always been lovely to me and I though what if my chocolate Orpington laid green and blue eggs? That's where I got the idea from. Super happy to be in the 2nd year of this project
     
  6. Duckee

    Duckee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, the white with chocolate splash EE is so pretty!
     
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  7. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    So what did the chick turn out to be?
     

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