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The cockerels will be golden Duckwing . That is carrying silver and gold . Silver and gold are sex linked so the hens will be pure for gold . Pattern will be halfway between wheaten and silver hen but gold / wheaten .
Thanks for responding! So would the hens look a little like welsummer hens? I'm having trouble picturing it. Maybe I'll have to try the cross just to see
Edited by jessicaagross - 3/6/16 at 1:02pm
Birchen is mostly black bird with silver in the hackle, neck, and chest area. Males will also have silver in their saddle and wing-bow feathers.
Columbian is when the 'pattern' gene is limited to the hackles, primary wing feathers, and they tail; allowing the base color, either gold or silver, to express on the chest.
Brahma would be Columbian .