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Blue cochin roo with a buff cochin hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tothemoon, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What will I get if my blue cochin roo has bred (which I think he has) with my buff cochin hen?
     
  2. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    I put in a blue roo and a buff hen and it said 1/2 your chicks will be blue and the other half BLACK..... hmmm

    The Kip Calculator is an excellent tool but has to be generalised. The restrictors necessary to completely remove black from buff bids affect the black or blue to give results similar to those of the birds in the pic. [​IMG]
     
  5. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel stupid, but I couldnt make head nor tails of that calculator. I guess if they did breed then I will find out soon what the chicks look like! [​IMG]
     
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  6. GAChknGirl

    GAChknGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Me neither i wish there was one like that with real pictures lol
     
  7. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'd expect the chick down to be black or blue, often with yellow wingtips & underneath, perhaps a dark goldish hue on face.
     
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  8. MrsChickendad

    MrsChickendad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, here's what I got from a splash roo over a buff hen: Leroy!
    @ 8 wks
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    @ 4-5 mos.
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  9. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    Krys is right. Many folks use this cross to work on "lemon blues" ...a very beautiful variety. But, I believe you would also need brown red to complete the cocktail.
     
  10. tothemoon

    tothemoon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leroy is beautiful! I would be very happy to get one of him! Thanks a bunch for that pic! And thanks to all who posted!
     

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