Super Blue Egg Layer

What do you get when you cross our favorite egg-laying breed with our most vibrant blue egg layers? The Super Blue Egg Layer, of course! Friendly and curious, Super Blues are prolific layers of large, blue-tinted eggs, averaging five to six eggs a week, even during the heat of summer. Typically, Super Blue hens begin laying at 22-24 weeks of age. Bear in mind that they tend to be broody! On average, 15/16 pullets will lay blue eggs when they mature. Because these are first generation crosses (F1), statistically, 1 out of 16 Super Blue eggs will produce a chicken with a single comb (as opposed to the usual pea comb) who will not lay blue eggs. Please also keep in mind that your blue eggs may be anywhere from pale blue-hued to a more intense, aqua blue. There is no chicken to our knowledge that lays sky-blue eggs!


Origins/History:

Class: Not recognized
Type: Large Fowl
Size: Medium (6-7 lbs)
Rarity: Rare
Purpose: Egg-laying
Recognized Varieties: None recognized

Egg Facts:

Egg Laying: Excellent (5/wk)
Egg Color: Light Blue
Egg Size: X-Large

Fancy Features:

Comb Type: Pea Comb
Crested: No
Feathered Legs: No
Number of Toes: 4

Suitability to Backyard Life:

Cold Hardiness: Hardy in winter
Heat Tolerance: Tolerates heat well
Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well
Especially Docile: No
Setter/Broody: Yes
Personality: Friendly, curious

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