Olive Eggers: The Game-Changing Chickens You Need in Your Flock



We’ll delve into the world of Olive Eggers, exploring their characteristics, care needs, and the joy they bring to poultry enthusiasts.

If you’re intrigued by  the idea of collecting  olive green eggs and having a charming, docile bird as a pet, these chickens  might be the perfect family addition.

Understanding Olive Egger Chickens: More Than Just a Pretty Egg

An Olive Egger chicken is a cross or hybrid of two different chicken breeds and is not an officially recognized breed by the American Poultry Association. 

The Breeds That Make These Chickens

– Ameraucanas – Barnevelder – Cream Legbar – Maran – Welsummer – Whiting True Blue


Due to their mixed heritage, these chickens display charming appearances. These delightful birds can exhibit a variety of feather colors, including shades of light to dark brown, black, gray, or blue.

The Pros and Cons

Pros: One of Olive Eggers’ main attractions is their olive, sage, or khaki green eggs, which add a touch of novelty and can be a conversation starter.  Cons: Olive Eggers are not recognized as a standardized breed, which means their appearance and egg-laying abilities can vary significantly depending on the parent breeds.

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