White pullets that lay blue eggs?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Silver Fox, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox In the Brooder

    Sep 30, 2007
    Washoe County, NV
    I bought what were advertised as Buffs at my local feed store and what I ended up with are white pullets that lay medium/large light blue/grey eggs. Only 1 of the 4 baby "Buff" chicks was actually a Buff. I've done a little research, but I have not found mention of a white breed that lays blue eggs besides the possibility that they're white Ameracunas. I do have 4 Ameracunas but they are more typical looking of that breed and lay smaller and very blue eggs.
    Any ideas? What have I missed?
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Could be an ameraucana mix...the colored egg laying trait is a dominant trait, so if you breed a hen that lays colored eggs her offspring will have colored eggs. I'd say you have an EE....you should post some pics!!!

    Last edited: Jul 26, 2008
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Quote:I'd love to see the pics of these EEs!
  4. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox In the Brooder

    Sep 30, 2007
    Washoe County, NV
    Here they are, the blue egg layers [​IMG]


    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008
  5. New2Peeps

    New2Peeps Songster

    May 11, 2008
    They have lovely green legs just like my EE's [​IMG] They are quite pretty.
  6. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Yup you have typical White EEs...lucky you:)
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    EE's! Nice green legs!
  8. Gloria

    Gloria Songster

    They are so pretty! I didn't know EE's came in white too. I have 2 that are black and gold and lay green eggs. Your's are so pretty and look so fluffy. Does the one in the door have a beard too? One of mine has the beard and muffs too. Also, can't forget those green legs.
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008

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