Breeding Lavender Orpington?

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Orpington2813, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. Orpington2813

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    I am breeding my Lavender Orpington rooster to the fallowing hens: Blue Copper Maran, Iowa Blue, Black Cochin, Buff Orpington and Splash Maran. Does anyone know what these will look like? Are any of these a bad idea? Will I be able to sell mixed breed chicks?
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  2. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LavOrp x BCM/BC/BO = solid black chicks
    LavOrp x Splash = solid blue chicks
    LavOrp x Iowa Blue = I'm not sure
     
  3. Orpington2813

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    Thank you! Also the Splash Maran is white with black splashes. Will that still come out as blue?
     
  4. Aphrael

    Aphrael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure. I just entered the colors in the breedbook calculator. It doesn't have a distinction between splashes. But I think they have the same genetics, so they will probably still be blue.
     

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