Olive Eggers--For Green Eggs and Ham!
Olive eggs from my Olive Eggers, bred by me--with two white eggs for comparison. UPDATE: My Olive Eggers are laying olive eggs! This picture (above) shows what colors they are producing, and read more about where we are now in the Olive Egger project here. I don't just raise backyard birds; I breed chickens. My first priority as a breeder is the critically endangered Black Java breed, which I'll post separately about, but I've really gotten my teeth into an exciting, fun breeding project…
The breed I chose.Black Copper Marans
A couple of years ago I saw a picture on the Internet of a dark, dark brown egg. I thought it was a chocolate egg actually, ready and waiting to be dragged through a jar of peanut butter. But it wasn't. It was from a particular breed of chicken called