The Olive-Egger thread!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by onthespot, Feb 9, 2009.

  1. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

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    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    Quote:The pictured hen doesn't have any Black Copper in her though; If she did, she'd be mostly to purely black in color.

    What kind of Maran was used?


    I have several FBCMxBlack Am and then some B/B/S Olive Eggers. I can't wait to see what color of egg they lay! [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen​

    None I believe. I think she's the product of a Welsummer and Ameraucanas. Right Amy?
     
  2. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:What kind of Maran was used?


    I have several FBCMxBlack Am and then some B/B/S Olive Eggers. I can't wait to see what color of egg they lay! [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen

    None I believe. I think she's the product of a Welsummer and Ameraucanas. Right Amy?

    I'm going to have to get some of the crosses, or the breeds that make the crosses and get me some gorgeous OE's like enggass. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Welsummer would be the most reasonable, seeing as the pictured hen has black and gold tickling in her neck. (the duckwing showing through) - Same is this Olive Egger, a Wheaten x Duckwing had. [​IMG]

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  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy :

    Quote:None I believe. I think she's the product of a Welsummer and Ameraucanas. Right Amy?

    I'm going to have to get some of the crosses, or the breeds that make the crosses and get me some gorgeous OE's like enggass. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen​

    She was BW ameraucana over welsummer x wheaten ameraucana or EE. She is very "salmon" looking though- so I can see where you might think wheaten marans. The OEs used lay a lighter speckled olive egg.

    And apparently the BYC store didn't get my email about upgrading because I can't upload any more pics.....[​IMG]

    Yep- you're right Illia. The moms look just like wellies with beards. Exact same partridge pattern. It made them and babies really easy to sex early on.
     
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  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:I'm going to have to get some of the crosses, or the breeds that make the crosses and get me some gorgeous OE's like enggass. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen

    She was BW ameraucana over welsummer x wheaten ameraucana or EE. She is very "salmon" looking though- so I can see where you might think wheaten marans. The OEs used lay a lighter speckled olive egg.

    And apparently the BYC store didn't get my email about upgrading because I can't upload any more pics.....[​IMG]

    Yep- you're right Illia. The moms look just like wellies with beards. Exact same partridge pattern. It made them and babies really easy to sex early on.

    Thank you for the info. [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen [​IMG]
     
  6. hamilton3475

    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's kinda the same thing I'm trying except using splash Maran, hoping for some blue [​IMG]
     
  7. WVCHICKEN

    WVCHICKEN Out Of The Brooder

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    Wanted to show this egg. One of our Oliver Egg/Blue Wheaten Ameracauna laid it the other day..SO cool.. has anyone seen this before or heard of it happening before?
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  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Omigosh, can you imagine a carton full of those cool-looking eggs? Awesome!
     
  9. newlyweds

    newlyweds Pearl of the Prairie

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    Quote:Wow beautiful egg!!! I know Wynette use to have an OE hen that laid some half and half looking eggs occasionally, so fun!!
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Bingo, Wynette once had a couple really neat ones like that! Love em!
     

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