What color eggs will I get??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by IroquoisEgg, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all-

    I have hatched some chicks from a cross of Bantam Barnevelder Roo over Blue & Lavender Ameraucana hens. Could my layers produce olive eggs? The barnie eggs are darker than average but not like a Marans. The chicks are beautiful and have muffs...blue, black, and the others are dark brown and black like barnevelder chicks. I have pure bantam barnie chicks and there are some pretty distinct markings to tell them apart aside from the muffs on the ameraucanas. I wasn't really trying for olive eggers, just wanted to hatch some non-shipped eggs for a change!!
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Yes, they may end up the color of the darkest green egg in my avatar. They won't be anything super like the F2's seen around the forum these days but still very pretty layers [​IMG]
     
  3. IroquoisEgg

    IroquoisEgg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, thanks Illia that's exciting news- or should I say "egg-citing" [​IMG] Very pretty avatar by the way. My very own line of olive eggers!
     

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