These medium-sized chickens have fun personalities and are great with kids. Sapphire Gem hens will lay nearly 300 large brown eggs a year. This makes them a good choice if you are wanting prolific layers.
What do sapphire gem eggs look like?
Large, brown eggs are the Sapphire Gem’s specialty, and it’s a common misconception that this chicken lays blue eggs because she is often confused with the Sapphire chicken (a small white bird that lays bright blue eggs).
What size eggs do sapphire gem chickens lay?
Sapphire Gem Chickens lay about 4-5 LARGE, brown eggs a week. That is almost 300 eggs a year!
Are sapphire gem chickens good egg layers?
This Czech breed is an excellent egg layer and a great forager. It does well in hot and cold climates and is a breed very close to the Old Andalusians. Please note that grey to light grey plumage is referred to as blue or lavender feathering in the chicken industry.
What color eggs do Sapphire?
Because this breed is sometimes confused with the Sapphire chicken, some mistakenly think the Sapphire Gem produces blue eggs. However, unlike the small white Sapphire chicken, the Sapphire Gem hen produces brown eggs. With year round laying habits, this prolific bird will keep you busy collecting eggs in every season.