breeding help

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by easter egger ed, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. easter egger ed

    easter egger ed Out Of The Brooder

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    What would I get if I breed my buff Orpington rooster with my red sex link hens?
     
  2. JadedPhoenix

    JadedPhoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A barnyard mix.
     
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    easter egger ed Out Of The Brooder

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    That's what I thought lol if I mix the buff with my Easter eggers do I get Easter eggers or mix just wondering since Easter eggers are already a mix??
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Buff with red sex links will be mostly reddish orange birds with white leakage, with random other colors from the rsl mix. Pullets will lay brown eggs.
    Buff over Ee is a crapshoot as Ee are mixes. A blue egg laying hen under a brown gene rooster will usually give a Pullet that lays green eggs. A green egg hen under a brown egg rooster can give green or brown layers. Puffy cheeks are usually incomplete dominant so if your Ee hens have beards they'll likely get passed down. You can call the offspring Ee if they lay colored eggs, or simply barnyard mix. At this point it's simply semantics.
     

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