Our Assorted Colored Egg Layer Pack is a great assortment of different breeds that will fill your egg basket with a variety of color! "Eggscapes" are all the rage! Filling your egg carton with many different colors adds fun and interest when cooking. Only the best neighbors give these colored eggs away or use them as hostess gifts. We have a full lineup of brown, blue, dark brown, green, and olive eggers in this assortment, giving you plenty of "eggscape" options! You may receive any of the following breeds in this assortment: Americana, Olive Egger, Prairie Bluebell Egger™, Sapphire Olive Egger™, Starlight Green Egger™, Midnight Majesty Marans™, French Black Copper Marans, or Cuckoo Marans.
Purpose: Colored Egg Layers Production: 200-290 Medium to X-Large Colored Eggs/Year Temperament: Docile, Active Foragers, Friendly Mature Weight: 4-7 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Varies By Breed Comb Type: Varies By Breed
Our Olive Eggers come from a couple of different crosses. We have one line that is a cross of Americanas and French Cuckoo Marans. With this hybrid, most of the females will be black but a few will come out blue. We also have another cross that is between Legbars and Welsummers, our goal with these is to create a green egg that is speckled similar to the Welsummers. Both crosses have a chance of laying brown eggs.
Purpose: Dual-Purpose Production: 260 Large Olive Eggs/Year Temperament: Mellow, Active, Friendly, Docile Mature Weight: 5-6 lbs. Hardiness: Cold and Heat Hardy Broodiness: Rarely Comb Type: Pea Comb