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BBS question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by loot4louie, Jan 27, 2011.

  1. loot4louie

    loot4louie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2010
    Ringoes NJ
    Hi- I understand the blue x blue, splash x blue, black x blue ratios. My question is, do they have to be from a color pure line. In other words, is a black bird from an only black line going to produce the same color percentages as a black bird from a black/blue cross? Maybe I am over analizing:) Thanks!!
  2. LeBlackbird

    LeBlackbird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2009
    SE Pennsylvania
    yeah, if you crossed a black rooster from black heritage you will get the same ratio as if you crossed a black rooster from blue heritage...
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    What could change is the quality of the black in black chicks that come from a blue or splash breeding.

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