Breeding blr wyandottes

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ppimf, Mar 28, 2017.

  1. ppimf

    ppimf Songster

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    Is it my understanding if you breed a splash red wyandotte roo to a blue laced red wyandotte hen you will get 100% blrw?
     

  2. keesmom

    keesmom Crowing

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    No. Splash x blue results in 50% splash, 50% blue. Splash crossed to black results in 100% blue offspring.
     
  3. ppimf

    ppimf Songster

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    So why don't hatcheries and breeders you a splash roo over black laced red wyandottes to have 100% blue laced red wyandottes in stead of mix black blue and splash?
     
  4. Tiana's chickens

    Tiana's chickens Songster

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    Because you get better lacing from breeding two blue laced reds together
     

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