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What color egg does an Easter egger lay?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Chickengirl1304, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. Chickengirl1304

    Chickengirl1304 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have pics?
     
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    easter egger being a cross anything from light beige to white, olive green and sky blue and everything inbetween.
     
  3. Chickengirl1304

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    Mine are aricauna/ marans crosses
     
  4. fancyfowl4ever

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    Did you use actual araucanas used for the cross or hatchery easter eggers(aka americana, aracana etc whatever missnaming they do)? Because the egg genetics behind each is vastly different. If true tailless araucanas were used they should only have the blue egg gene, that coupled with the marans brown gene would create "Olive eggers".

    If hatchery easter eggers were used depending on what genes they carry your chances are anything from olive eggs to different shades of brown.
     

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