What shades of greens and blue eggs do you have fron your EEers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Crazyhenlady, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Crazyhenlady

    Crazyhenlady Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 EEers one is laying now and the other should start to lay soon. I got my first EE egg 2 weeks ago and it was so fun! I'm wondering if the "new" hen will lay..? The one I have lays a light green. Does anyone get a blue?
     
  2. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have 4 EEs, I used to have 5, and they all lay about the same color - aqua. Pretty, but I thought there would be more variation in color.
     
  3. eggsong

    eggsong Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 2 one lays olive green the other a pinkish tan.
     
  4. dovehealer

    dovehealer New Egg

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    We have 4 and their colors range from aqua to a lite green
     
  5. Ragdollcatlady

    Ragdollcatlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got these dark pastel green eggs from one of my girls...[​IMG]
     
  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I've seen people with blues before. They call them green but to me, through all the shades I've seen in my life, I'd classify them as blue.

    My one hatchery-based EE who made it to laying age gave me light brown eggs. [​IMG]

    My "homemade" EE's gave me the second darkest/midtone green you see in my avatar.
     
  7. Crazyhenlady

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  8. Crazyhenlady

    Crazyhenlady Out Of The Brooder

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    VERY pretty!!!!

     
  9. Crazyhenlady

    Crazyhenlady Out Of The Brooder

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    hmmm. Pinkish tan..? I thought they were supposed to be green or blue from an EEer...?
     
  10. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Can be brown on occasion.


    Green doesn't really breed true since it in most cases is just brown x blue so eventually you'll get some brown layers now and then. The original EE stock hatcheries got long ago laid various colors from green to blue to brown.
     
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