• Breed Purpose:
    Layer
    Comb:
    Single
    Climate Tolerance:
    Hot
    Egg Productivity:
    290/year
    Egg Size:
    Large
    Egg Color:
    Brown
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Blue
    Color:
    Blue
    The Sapphire Gem is a sex-linked hybrid created by a breeder in the Czech Republic. It is a hybrid that contains the Dominate Blue gene and is known for being a good layer of large brown eggs. They do best in warmer climates and are close to the Old Andalusians.

    The Dominate Blue gene:
    This gene is the, "Result of crossing synthetic original paternal stock Blue Plymouth Rock with Barred Plymouth Rock maternal stock," (http://dominant-cz.cz) the resulted chick is sex-linked and can be identified by males having a white head spot and barring, while females have absence of a head spot, no barring, and are darker.
  • Sapphire Gem.jpg dominate blue gene rooster D107_hybrid_cock.jpg dominate blue gene chicksD107_chickens.jpg
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