Blue Andalusian crossed to SLW & BA ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by okiehen, Jan 7, 2009.

  1. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    I have one of each hen in with my Andalusian. My roosters are one of each color= Black Andalusian, Blue Andalusian, blue splash Andalusian. If I hatch eggs from my Silver Laced Wyandotte and my Black Australorp hens crossed on these roosters what color will the chicks be?
    I think that the chicks with the BA hen will be 100% blue with the splash roo , 50/ 50 with the black roo, and 50/ 50 with the blue roo.
    I have no clue how the color will be with the SLW hen can you help on this.
    In this pen with them I have all 3 colors of the Andalusian hens.
    Also I have some mixed breed hens that are splash colored, and some reds, and some blacks.
    I would like to know as much as I can before hatching some or offering them to others to hatch.
    I think that the crosses will be wonderful.
    If any one is interested I'll have eggs available this spring from this pen.

  2. jossanne

    jossanne Songster

    Jul 11, 2008
    Gila, New Mexico
    No idea, but I'll bump you up...

    Your reasoning sounds logical to me, but I know next to nada!
  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

    Jan 4, 2009
    Tempe, Arizona
    Black + Black = 100% Black

    Black + Splash = 100% Blue

    Black + Blue = 50% Black, 50% Blue

    Silver Laced + Black = 100% Black

    Silver Laced + Blue = 50% Blue, 50% Black (whether the blue is laced or not depends on whether either or both parents provide Pg--lacinf is not visible on black)

    Silver Laced + Splash = 100% blue (and same note about lacing as above)
  4. okiehen

    okiehen Songster

    Oct 25, 2007
    Thank you, so theres a good chance that the chicks from the slw hen will be blue.
    What about the red hens?
  5. blackdotte

    blackdotte Songster

    Nov 18, 2008
    If they were RIR or similar
    To Black = 100% Black
    to Blue = 50% each Black & Blue
    to Splash = 100% Blue
    No lacing would be seen on the Blues

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