Breeding French Black Copper Marans to French Splash Copper Marans

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bluenosechicken, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. bluenosechicken

    bluenosechicken Out Of The Brooder

    Breeders who have done this am wondering what the hatch rate has been of French Blue Copper from this breeding? The reason I use the word (French) to begin with is because these birds in Canada and more from the European Strains they have leg feathers , not heavy feathered by do have light slippers. The Splash in my history then to lay a darker brown egg.
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Dark Sider Premium Member

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    When breeding black copper to splash copper you will get 100% blue copper offspring.
     
  3. bluenosechicken

    bluenosechicken Out Of The Brooder

    Very interesting now one great question, my Splash are 9 weeks , I have 2 Black Cooper young year old hens in with them 4 days still hens picking on young birds even if I leave the hens outside during part of the day. What if I put the rooster back in with them?
     

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