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Anyone had any experience with the super blue breed of chicken? I just found out about this breed, which supposedly produces large eggs in several shades of blue at the rate of about 5 wk... I've been looking for a blue egg-layer and doing my research for a while, so I was surprised to hear of this breed for the first time tonight when apparently, there have been many sold in the 2015, 2016 & 2017 seasons...

They sound almost too good to be true, which is why I'm looking for personal accounts from someone not trying to sell me one!
 

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I've never heard of that strain I wouldn't buy EEs they don't consistently lay blue eggs at all but other than that I have no idea
I have one EE, my first chicken. So I was happy to have any color she produced and she is sweet to boot. I just got very lucky that she produces baby blue eggs. Of course since my husband found her first egg and told me he got a "mint green" egg, it took me a bit to realize she was laying blue. In fact, it was only when I compared her egg to the light, sage green of my cream legbar that I was sure. Still, I would like to have another hen who lays a deeper blue...
 

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Anyone had any experience with the super blue breed of chicken? I just found out about this breed, which supposedly produces large eggs in several shades of blue at the rate of about 5 wk... I've been looking for a blue egg-layer and doing my research for a while, so I was surprised to hear of this breed for the first time tonight when apparently, there have been many sold in the 2015, 2016 & 2017 seasons...

They sound almost too good to be true, which is why I'm looking for personal accounts from someone not trying to sell me one!
I have 5 Super Blue females. They are all white with muffs and beard and a few have light flecks of color. They lay lots of large, light blue eggs and they are great mamas with a friendly personality. I will definitely be breeding some more this year. We were breeding French Black Copper Marans and Swedish Flowers but were're so happy with these Super Blues, that we'll be focusing on them.
 

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Welcome to the forum Sarapaigec. I've never seen these type of EE's. Thanks for posting pics and they are good looking birds.
 

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They are really pretty and i love the color of their eggs
 

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Anyone had any experience with the super blue breed of chicken? I just found out about this breed, which supposedly produces large eggs in several shades of blue at the rate of about 5 wk... I've been looking for a blue egg-layer and doing my research for a while, so I was surprised to hear of this breed for the first time tonight when apparently, there have been many sold in the 2015, 2016 & 2017 seasons...

They sound almost too good to be true, which is why I'm looking for personal accounts from someone not trying to sell me one!
 

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Anyone had any experience with the super blue breed of chicken? I just found out about this breed, which supposedly produces large eggs in several shades of blue at the rate of about 5 wk... I've been looking for a blue egg-layer and doing my research for a while, so I was surprised to hear of this breed for the first time tonight when apparently, there have been many sold in the 2015, 2016 & 2017 seasons...

They sound almost too good to be true, which is why I'm looking for personal accounts from someone not trying to sell me one!
 

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EE's can lay blue, light green,tan,cream,white. Since they are a mix you cant guarantee egg color. Ameracauna, legbar, and a few other breeds lay blue eggs
 
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I'm confused, EE's lay blue eggs. Don't they?

Is the pic on the right supposed to be a super blue?
The one on the left is the hatchery pic of their super blue egger. I received 3 yellow chicks in an assortment. They weren't banded, so they are either super blue or Snowy ee. I'll have to wait until they are grown to tell the difference. They are very similar as babies. I will post pics of them as adults. Looks like the sb will have a beard. Definitely the bigger of the two. They're almost 4 weeks old now.
 

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EE's can lay blue, light green,tan,cream,white. Since they are a mix you cant guarantee egg color. Ameracauna, legbar, and a few other breeds lay blue eggs
The super blue is the hatchery's breed. They say they are in the early stages of development, so they can't guarantee they will lay blue, but that is what they are being bred for.
 

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I wonder if anyone has ever counted how many different breeds of chickens there are. Bet it would be a mind boggling number.
 

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I have 5 Super Blue females. They are all white with muffs and beard and a few have light flecks of color. They lay lots of large, light blue eggs and they are great mamas with a friendly personality. I will definitely be breeding some more this year. We were breeding French Black Copper Marans and Swedish Flowers but were're so happy with these Super Blues, that we'll be focusing on them.
Sorry I realize this was 3 years ago, but I would love to know if you ever tried breeding the Super Blues with the Murans? I'm dying to know what those eggs would look like! Thank you.
 
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