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bb red x wheaton

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fowlfrenzy1029, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. fowlfrenzy1029

    fowlfrenzy1029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so i got a question ive got a bb red roo and some wheaton hens any ideas on the colors the offspings might be
    any help would be great im not so great at genetics or colors thanks
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Offspring should all be BB Red.

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  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    All the males will look like a BBR, all the females will look like a cross of duckwing and wheaten, but more heavily on the wheaten side. Kind of a dark wheaten with a gold neck.
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:Correct...

    Dann Honour's quotes
    "When the adult plumage has come in, the hens too will look like a wheaten base with duckwing stippling and near penciling on their backs. Males in adult plumage are not identifiable as one e-allele or the other"

    here a hen from him, she is eWh/e+ Db/db Di/di

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  5. fowlfrenzy1029

    fowlfrenzy1029 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks everyone im trying to figure out the father of some chicks. two of them kinda look mottled and one is solid black (starting to look chocolate) i only have one other roo i think hes a amber link could he be the dad? it might help if i post pics of the roos and chicks ill have to do it later its raining here
     
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  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    It would make sense that the Sex-Link is the dad, yes. If the mottled ones are yellow and black mottled when born, they're BBR x Wheaten. If not, they're probably something else.
     
  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:below example is what eWh/e+ Usually look

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