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what breed should i use

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by corey mcafee, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. corey mcafee

    corey mcafee Hatching

    Aug 29, 2010
    i have a americana "easter egg chicken" and no roo and no one around here has one. and this spring i want to breed her and still have her hatch of chickens laying a colored egg. what would the best breed of chicken be so mabe the chicks will keep there moms "egg genes" thanks

  2. admhotel

    admhotel Songster

    May 17, 2010
    Rome, Ny
    Getting a Ameraucana Roo is going to be your best option. Try to make sure it is a pure breed if you want the best chance of having the colored eggs. From what I understand most of the Ameraucana chicks sold from the hatcherys are not pure breed so I would ask around on here if anybody from your area has one.

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  3. they'reHISchickens

    they'reHISchickens Songster

    Oct 31, 2008
    Where are you? Someone close by may have an extra roo.

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