wow! my first olive egger!! :)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by augiedranch, Dec 26, 2015.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a closed flock. A few of my EE hens have had offspring over the years with my RIR roo. However, this is the first time I have ever gotten a "olive" egg. Usually they are light blue or light tinted green. How does this happen, and can you tell how excited I am??!!?![​IMG]

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Congratuations! It's a beautiful egg. Olive Eggers are produced when one parent passes a dark brown egg gene to the offspring and the other parent passes a blue egg gene to the same offspring.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Beautiful egg
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Beautiful egg! Congratulations. [​IMG]
     
  5. Rhodebar Lover

    Rhodebar Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree. :)
     
  6. wolfchicken

    wolfchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Beautiful. Maybe you can establish a breed
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  8. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Thanks y'all!! I have the layer narrowed down to two of my pullets. This is pretty cool :)
     
  9. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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