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Will an EE chick lay the same color egg as her mother.

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by deidreschultz, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. deidreschultz

    deidreschultz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking about incubating some eggs. I have 1 EE she lays blue eggs. I would like to get different colored eggs. I'm also placing an order from My Pet Chicken, and didn't know if I should order more EE to have a better chance of getting different colors. Does anyone know what determines what color the eggs will be? Will they be the same as moms? Thanks
     
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    EE's crossed with a brown eggs layer will most likely get you a light brown shade egg. With EE's you can get blue, green, light brown or even pinkish shades.
     
  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I have a hen that has not laid yet, the dad was a maran, and the mom was a white egg layer. both are recessive genes anyone have a clue what she may lay?
     
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    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    her egg she hatched from was white, but she looks like dad.
     
  5. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    I have had ee chicks that laid blue, and of spring with brown egger got green.
     

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