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what color egg will you get if you cross an ee and welsummer ?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by hollybird, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. hollybird

    hollybird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a welsummer hen that's not getting along with the rest of the flock but the only roo i have now is ee. would like to know if that would make a dark olive tint egg? i would like to raise chicks to replace her. then everyone might get along better.
     
  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    That would be my guess, as well. A blue shell with a dark brown coating over it, making a dark olive egg. That might turn out really pretty.

    It's always a pain when chickens don't get along. Is she aggressive or getting picked on?
     
  3. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

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    I too believe this is correct.
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Assuming the blue egg gene was passed on - that would be correct.

    You could also get a plain brown egg.
     
  5. hollybird

    hollybird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she is agressive with everyone smaller than her which includes the big chicks. one other ee bantum lays an olive tinted egg so i guess she is a cross but of what i don't know.
     

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