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What would this be?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Coop de Grille, Feb 21, 2012.

  1. Coop de Grille

    Coop de Grille Songster

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    What would the offspring be called of an EE father and BO mother? Would it be classified as an EE, or just a mixed backyard chick? What color eggs would pullets of this mix lay?
     

  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Songster

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    Well, it would really be an Olive Egger, and lay Olive Eggs. So kinda like an EE, yes.
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    I think olive eggers need to have a dark colored egg laying parent, like a marans or welsummer. An orp lays medium brown eggs, the baby would be a mix and probably lay greenish eggs of some shade.
     

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