What's a good colored egg layer - - - but with no "beard" ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bangarang64, Feb 4, 2014.

  1. Bangarang64

    Bangarang64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to get a blue or green egg layer to add some color to the old basket. However, I really can't get used to the idea of chickens with beards! It's a personal preference I guess. Is there a beardless colored egg layer out there?
     
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

  3. Bangarang64

    Bangarang64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hmm...
    I haven't even thought about the Legbar. I wonder how blue their eggs are?
     
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    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

  5. Bangarang64

    Bangarang64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anything else out there?
     
  6. enola

    enola Overrun With Chickens

    I breed my araucana rooster to leghorn hens. The pullets are clean faced rumpless blue egg laying machines! The egg are a pale blue but blue none the less. They are pretty in a basket with eggs from Marans, barred rocks, leghorns and other EE.
     
  7. Bangarang64

    Bangarang64 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ahhh, yeah I have seen pics of rumpless blue egg layers. I didn't know they were a leghorn hybrids.
     
  8. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    There are beardless Easter eggers. You can kinda see the beard at hatch, so if you're buying them from a feed store you could pick a smooth faced one.

    Legbars are getting more common in this country, there are several threads about them. Might see if someone in your AO has some available.
     

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