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Barred Olive Egger Project

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bigspringshatchery, Jan 30, 2011.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a barred EE hen and a barred EE rooster. Both have beards and muffs. And I'm wanting to create a barred(cuckoo) olive egger with muffs, a beard, and feather legged. What would be the best marans to cross with. My EE roo over a black copper, splash, blue, or golden cuckoo hen or a golden cuckoo roo over my EE hen? I really don't know a lot about genetics but I think that beards, muffs, and feathered shanks are dominant so would a chicks have my traits or would it take a while?
     
  2. RioLindoAz

    RioLindoAz Sleeping

    Jul 8, 2007
    Yuma, Arizona
    Why not cross with a Cuckoo Marans?
     
  3. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Don't have any and no more room to get any
     

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