Breeding what rooster with what hen creats what?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 1 lucky dad, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. 1 lucky dad

    1 lucky dad Out Of The Brooder

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    Looking for a chart that shows how each breed is produced.
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:that is a very broad question, why don't you narrow it abit?. maybe you have an specific breed in mind, maybe you want to know about sex links...
     
  3. aoxa

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    Even if you breed the same rooster to the same hen, all the offspring won't be exact. Unless you are going pure. I agree, the question is kind of broad. Are you looking to sex-link?
     
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    Rocks }White,barred,buff,partridge? Orpingtons }Buff,lavender and so on and so on.
     
  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Well you would be far better off finding a good breeder of these breeds. Why try recreating something that is already there?

    The White Plymouth Rock was a Sport of the Barred Plymouth Rock,
    The Barred Plymouth has at least to breeds that are very hard to find if they exist at all, one is the Royal Cochin (not to be confused with the Cochin that we know today) and the other is the single comb Dominique that should not be confused with the American rose comb Dominique that we have today.

    Back when this breed was being developed the word "Dominique" described a color pattern and not a breed.


    Chris
     
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  6. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    The rocks are easier to figure out so far as colors. Buff, blue, and lavender are pretty tricky so far as getting the colors right. For instance, breed a solid black to a barred hen and you'll get offspring with barred males and solid females. But breed a black to a lavender and you'll get a mix of colors that is not so predictable. For the most part though, on Rocks, breed two of the same color and you'll get that color. Not so with blues and lavender orpingtons, but true with buff. But then with buff you'll have problems getting exactly the right buff color and there's tons of wierd genetics in there.

    Easiest to learn with the basic black, white, barred. Then move to the more complicated ones. Or just get what you want in the first place and keep it.

    A great place to learn and experiment is http://kippenjungle.nl/Overzicht.htm
     
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    I am not trying to recreate anything I amwanting to learn the facts. There seems to be a lot of opinions here but no facts.
     
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    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    The origins of your stock will tell you more of what to expect, where did you get them and what are their history's. You can use any one of several genetics calculators but if your not sure of their lineage the calculator will not work. you need to know to a specific degree what genetic traits they posses. And that is a fact.
     
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