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Would a Buff Orpington Rooster over a blue egglaying EE result in an olive egger?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by SIMZ, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If so, would they lay olive eggs for sure, or is there simply a chance that they would lay olive eggs?

    Thanks for any input! [​IMG]
     
  2. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont think so

    try:
    black copper maran x ee
     
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    My understanding is......if the hen is pure for blue eggs, her female offspring will lay a dark green egg. Not as dark as if the brown layer were a darker breed, but some muddy green or khaki colored eggs.
     
  4. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you both for the replies! Too bad it's such a long wait from a hatching egg to the first egg, right? [​IMG]
     
  5. tadpole98

    tadpole98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh yeah I know! it is a terrible wait.
     

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