Perfect for backyard and small egg producers

The stunning Olive Layers bred by Hendrix Genetics are perfect for backyard and small egg producers seeking a highly distinctive, natural product. Hardy, friendly and handsome, our olive egg layers are ideal for small egg producers seeking a productive and reliable backyard layer with a unique and intriguing shell color. Olive egg layers come in a variety of plumages and produce green eggs in a range of natural earthy olive shades, ranging from moss through to sage and even khaki. There is no wonder Olive Layers and their eggs are becoming so popular, with their rustic appearance and sylvan heritage, they are a fascinating alternative breed for smaller producers.

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Unique characteristics of Olive

Intriguing olive egg color

Hardy backyard laying hens

Good lasting plumage


Laying period 18-90 weeks
Livability 93 %
Age at 50% production 145 days
Peak of production 90 %
Average egg weight 61.9 g
Eggs hen housed 369
Laying period 18-90 weeks
Egg mass hen housed 22.8 kg
Average feed intake 120 g/day
Cum feed conversion rate 2.61 kg/kg
Body weight 1838 g
Shell strength 3850 g/cm2


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