Am I stuck with white forever?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by AshleyFishy, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. AshleyFishy

    AshleyFishy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a lavender ameraucana X white leghorn hen that I want to breed to my barred rock roo. She is white with black speckles, will she be able to throw anything other than white?
     
  2. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes- she's not pure for the dominant white. Expect half of the chicks to be white like her, with the rest being barred.

    If you don't want any more whites, don't keep the white offspring for breeding. Once dominant white is gone from a line, it's 'gone forever'.
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2012

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