BBS question

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

  1. loot4louie

    loot4louie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    What could change is the quality of the black in black chicks that come from a blue or splash breeding.
     

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