Blue cochin roo over white cochin hen... what do I get????

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dday911, Mar 22, 2009.

  1. dday911

    dday911 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2008
    I have tried to find the answer and I am sure it is on here somewhere. But in all the chatter on the color blue, I did not see the results for this cross. I got a bunch of chicks and got two blue roos but no white roo to go with the white hens. Just curious what color combos I will get?
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009
  2. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 26, 2008
    Huntingdon- West Tn
    I don't know , but sure they will be some pretty chickens! Would love to see pics of you cochins!!
  3. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2008
    east tn
    ok, lets see if I get this right... if the white has 2 copies or dominant white; all chicks will be white.

    if it has one copy of dominant white; half will be white and half will be something else (depends on what white is masking)

    if it has recessive white; half will be blue and half will be black

    in theory. [​IMG] did I get this right? I'm kinda new to the whole genetics scene![​IMG] fell free to correct me!

    so I guess there isn't a really good way to tell for sure unless you try it! [​IMG]
  4. dday911

    dday911 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 4, 2008
    These are hatchery chicks so there is no telling what is hiding in there. I assume they are from a white line. I guess I will get all whites with a blue gene. If I breed back to the blue, I could then throw some blues? I suck at this genetics thing.

    I have a million color questions... what do a gold lace crossed with a silver laced throw?

    What makes barred.....??

    Lemon blue???? I got tons of questions/????
  5. breeding white x color usually you will get no whites. you will get blues and whatever is hiding under the white hens color.

    A gold laced x a silver laced will result in sex linked chicks , i beleive where the males will be silver laced and the females will be the gold laced with silver tips on the wings.

    Lemon blue i am not sure about , would like to learn that one myself. From what i read i think you need a lemon blue x buff to produce lemon blue but i am not sure on that one.

    Here is a thread on lemon blue you might find interesting !
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  6. paduanchook

    paduanchook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    McDavid Florida
    everthing i have crossed with my white leghorn has resultd in white this white dominate on leghorns?
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2009
  7. Old Rando

    Old Rando Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    Southern Indiana
    Quote:Most white leghorns are dominate white. That's why you are seeing those results.
  8. kelliepulido

    kelliepulido Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    st.john's mi
    i had white leghorn roo over blue cochin hens all chickens are white some have a couple spots in them that have a feather or 2 of grey color nothing more.
  9. kristiesrottenrott

    kristiesrottenrott New Egg

    May 16, 2011
    I crossed Splash Cochin hen x Blue Cochin rooster and got one white chick and one smokey grey chick. I thought I would get 50% splash and 50% blue but this didn't happen.[​IMG]
  10. Nonyah Biz

    Nonyah Biz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2013
    i have a white roo and a black hen with 1 white tip feather on each wing what should i expect from them? im new too chickens [​IMG]

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