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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hdowden, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    how do you stabilize birchen? i have a mixed hen that i want to work with but not sure what i should out over her. she has several different colors in her most are recessive as well. colors include: white silkie, mille d'uccle, and self blue d'uccle. i wasn't even trying to get this color but i love it and so do many others. she does have black skin, 4 toes, feathered legs, and single comb of which all i wish to keep. i sold her brother. i can put pics up if need be.

    first cross:
    mille covering white silkie = buff with black babies F1 (these babies is where i started)

    2nd crossing:
    self blue covering F1 = birchen colored hen and roos with to much coloring F2 (where i am at now)

    3rd crossing:
    ____________ covering F2 = ????????
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    :( no reply hoping to hear something before I start getting in my birds next year.
     

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