Olive Egger Chicks are sold straight run because they do not reveal their gender upon hatch.
Each chick has a 50/50 chance of being male or female.
They come in both blue and black feather types. If you have a feather color preference let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.
Quick Breed Stats
Egg Color: Green
Egg Bloom: Can sometimes have bloom making the eggs look a totally different shade of silver
Egg Size: Larger than standard
Egg Texture: Shiny and smooth.
Egg Production During Spring and Summer: high roughly 5-6 eggs a week.
Meat Production: duel purpose, both males and female have some meat on them.
Heat Tolerance: moderate, these are slightly larger birds that need shelter from extreme heat
Cold Tolerance: very high
Disposition: sweet, communicative, laid back, curious.
Weeks to Maturity: 22
Free Range Ability: high, males are always on the lookout for predators. Females run to shelter if the rooster sounds the predator alarm.
Likelihood They Will Want To Hatch Eggs: moderate
Looking for that extra “pop” in your egg basket? We have a stunning line of olive eggers that produce an olive egg a different shade of our Sage and Moss eggers. The combining all three breeds within a flock will bring a rich range of green into your daily egg collection.
Our Olive eggers lean heavy on the marans side of their genetics. Their body frame and feathering resembles the marans while their faces reveal their Isbar blood. They come in both black and blue feather types and are laid back, large sweet girls and boys.