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What would happen if I.....

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by m_shuman, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    crossed my mystery roo (Could be a bad hatchery del, red sex link or columbian rock) with one of my Easter Egger pullets? Would the result yield me blue/green egg layers? Here is a picture of the mystery roo.

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  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    It depends on what your EEs are laying.

    The roo probably came from a brown egg. So if you crossed a blue-laying EE with him, the offspring would lay greenish/olive-colored egg.
     
  3. m_shuman

    m_shuman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great! I think we might keep him and hatch chicks next spring if one of my girls goes broody. Now lets just hope my EE lay blue eggs.
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Egg color genes...

    brown x blue = green
    brown x green = half green, half brown
    brown x brown = brown
    brown x white = light brown

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