Blue copper marans question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Blueroo63, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Blueroo63

    Blueroo63 Songster

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    do the Blues and blue copper marans really come from breeding splash marans to black copper marans.i was told this today and whated to know what everyone thought thanks
     
  2. CHICKEN little 1

    CHICKEN little 1 Songster

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    The Blue Copper comes from the Black Copper,and the introduction of the Blue Andalusian gene pool I beleive.
     
  3. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Songster

    Copper blues will result from crossing copper splash with copper black; though in my experience the copper splash marans don't always show much copper even from lines with a lot of copper in the blues.
     
  4. abluechipstock

    abluechipstock Songster

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    a blue bred to a black will give 50% blue and 50% black, a splash bred to a black will give you 100% blues
     

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