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What color is your Easter Egger?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by andischickenfarm, Jul 8, 2007.

  1. andischickenfarm

    andischickenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought I might see if this would work or not. Can you all tell me what color your EE is and what color of egg she lays? Then maybe if I buy a chick the same color, I might have a better chance at picking what color of egg she'll lay. I'm wanting a blue egg sooo bad! [​IMG]

    Thanks,
    Andi
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  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Well, Andi, if you want only blue eggs, you'd have to get a true Ameraucana, not an Easter Egger. Easter Eggers can lay almost any color egg and I'm not sure there's any correlation between the color of the bird and the color of the egg. It would be an interesting thing if there was. I don't have any Easter Eggers, only Ameraucanas and they are not laying yet.
     
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  3. andischickenfarm

    andischickenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I know if it's a true Ameriaucana? [​IMG]
     
  4. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Pardon me for butting in. Check out feathersite about Ameracauna and Aracaunas. I had Ameracaunas and easter eggers. Ameracauna have beards or mufffs. EE's may or may not have muffs. They both come in an abundance of colors. Out of my EE's I had some with muffs that laid a tan egg and I had some with muffs that laid blue eggs. I had some with no muffs that laid blue and green eggs as well. I had six beautiful blue hens with muffs and only two of them laid blue eggs. EE's are a cross between an Ameracauna and any other breed. If the other breed lays a white egg, then the EE egg will be bluish. If the other breed was a brown egg layer then the egg will be green or olive colored and like I said sometimes the egg will just be a tan or maybe pinkish color.
    The only way to guarantee getting true Ameracaunas is to buy from a reputable breeder. It is very hard to tell an Ameracauna from EE that has muffs. A lot of people sell EE's as Ameracaunas
    Hope this helps.
    Monty
     
  5. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

    Apr 13, 2007
    Choctaw Oklahoma
    Andi,
    I may have already asked you but where are you from in Oklahoma? I live near Choctaw, just east of OKC.
     
  6. andischickenfarm

    andischickenfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Northeast Oklahoma. A few miles from the Arkansas line.

    Andi
     

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