breeding question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by VanessaAmstrong, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. VanessaAmstrong

    VanessaAmstrong New Egg

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    Hello new to chicken. Does anyone know what I would get if I crossed a blue Cochin withva Rhode island red. Accidentally happened to breed them and was wondering I'd I were to incubate the eggs what I might get.
     
  2. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    Rhode Island Blues? LOL

    They will be unusual looking, but should lay more than the Cochins, and less the RIRs. Ought to be healthy with Hybrid Vigor.
     
  3. VanessaAmstrong

    VanessaAmstrong New Egg

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    Do you think they will come out blue or red
     
  4. Marty1876

    Marty1876 Hi Everyone!

    neither, or maybe red if its a more dominant color gene, which it is. If red is dominant, all reds. Now, their offspring maybe reds and blues and other. I would not expect any blues, but It'll be interesting to see.
     
  5. VanessaAmstrong

    VanessaAmstrong New Egg

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    Lol he also nailed a white Leghorn what do you think there. Also I silver laced wyandotte. He e is quite the little man horn. We are going to experiment and incubate these for the kids to do a science project. But I was curious before to see what we might get
     
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