Archive for November, 2011

Silver King is my favorite rooster.  He has developed from a “blue egger” chick, one which is a cross between a Blue Copper Marans (chocolate brown eggs) and an Amerccauna (light blue eggs).  Of course, he will not be laying eggs but late summer I had a hatching of chicks, and he is mostly like one of the fathers of some of the chicks.  So, he is passing on green egg genetics.  Meantime, the breeder I bought him from advised me that his coloring is a rare Birchen coloring.  He is magnificant with a silvery mane of feathers and silver/gold flecks in his blue gray body.  I think I will keep him.

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