The Olive-Egger thread!

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

  1. haTHOR

    haTHOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    15 eggs in the last 18 days from my first (surviving) OE layer...took two years of breeding to get to this point!

    These are in indirect sunlight with a couple white leghorn eggs for perspective.

    These are from a pullet out of a FCBM male and a barred easter egger who laid lots of BIG green eggs. Will breed these back to my Olive Egger (barred) roo and should get sex-linked babes. Will make the next year of breeding go a lot faster, I think!
     
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  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice eggs - I am excited for you!
     
  3. haTHOR

    haTHOR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you--i have learned a lot from you and happy to be seeing the results.
     
  4. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:It's definitely exciting to see those gorgeous green eggs in the nest box! These olive eggers are absolutely my faves as far as layers. All I've bred have laid huge eggs, are super laid back, and they just beautiful birds! [​IMG]
     
  5. Lark Rise

    Lark Rise Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's really pretty! [​IMG]
     
  6. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    Quote:That's really pretty! [​IMG]

    X2!! I will have to get some more pics of mine. Out of all my birds, the OEs are laying the best right now.
     
  7. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Wow! That's a beautiful bowl of eggs!
     
  8. BuffyGRL

    BuffyGRL Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are really nice eggs. I hope that 1 of my 5 OE girls will lay an egg remotely close to that color.

    Do you have pics of that hen, sounds like an interesting project [​IMG]
     
  9. bigshawn

    bigshawn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Love the eggs......
     
  10. BuffyGRL

    BuffyGRL Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Thats exciting stuff! I am always the same way, if I am home I am pacing back and forth to the bator peeking in the window [​IMG]

    I have some project eggs in the bator now and the wait is killing me. Good luck with your hatch !! [​IMG]
     

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