Breeding Lavender questions

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pw_quiltworks, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    I have a Black Jersey Giant hen. Ok here's my question. If I get a porcelain d'uccle rooster and put him with the black jersey giant hen will I get lavender chickens? Also, I wanted to know if I could do this with Black Copper Marans. And last what breeds does this work on? I know of orphington, cochins, silkies...are there any other breeds this will work on. I would like to try some different things with different breeds but I don't want just a jumble of mix. Thanks.
     
  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    Read my post ( #11) in this thread. https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=420683&p=2

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    you were able to get a Porcelain dUccle to breed a Black Giant or Black Copper or any Black hen, the chicks would would get would be black with varying amouts of red leakage and would be Split for both Lavender and Mottling.

    Lavender works on any breed or color as long as its not masked by Recessive or Dominant White.

    Read that post on how recessive genes work.
     

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