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breeding easter eggers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by poultrycrazy, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What do you get when you breed a white EE hen to a white with brown on its back and wings, some black on its neck and a lavender color at the base of the tail? thanks

    Heres a pic of the rooster:

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    the hen is just white
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2010
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    First, that's blue on his tail. [​IMG] Lavender is only available in true Ameraucanas.

    But, you'll get solid white chicks, if the female is also a dominant white. The male there is a duckwing with dom white in him as well as blue in him. So, the offspring will be solid white, but still carry the blue and duckwing genetics.
     
  3. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how do i know if the hen is dominent white?
     
  4. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Question! What's the difference between duckwing and red-shouldered? I would have guessed the latter over splash.
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    If the hen passes white chicks, it is a dominant white hen. If it does not, it is a recessive white.

    Red Shouldered is basically Dom white and solid gold (no silver in them) Duckwing. This bird here is either a splash w/duckwing or a blue w/dominant white and duckwing. To be a red shouldered, it would be solid white with red shoulders and saddle/hackle.
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    ChickenWisperer,

    This might help,

    Black Breasted Red [Duck-Wing] Note the triangle in the lower part of the wing [that triangle makes it a Duck-Wing].--
    not my bird
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    Brown Red [Crow-Wing] Note there is no triangle in the lower part of the wing. --
    not my bird
    [​IMG]


    Chris
     
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I thought he meant red shouldered like the Yokohamas or Red Pyle coloring. . . ?
     
  8. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yeah, I meant coloring like Yokohamas. Thanks for the info! By the way, I'm a she (no offense taken!) [​IMG]
     

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