Black Americauna roo over Blue Copper Marans?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ctaynton, Aug 30, 2010.

  1. ctaynton

    ctaynton Out Of The Brooder

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    If I breed my Black Americauna Roo with my Blue Copper Marans hen, what kind of chicks will I end up with? I am new to this but I am trying to get "olive eggers". Is this possible?
     
  2. pinkchick

    pinkchick "Ain't nuttin' like having da' blues"

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    Yep this is the way to get olive eggers, or you can do a BCM over a AM hen. What you are looking for in the offspring is the pea comb trait....those are the birds that most likely will lay an olive egg. The cross between the blue and black colors will give you 50% Blue and 50% black offspring. [​IMG]
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