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Breeding ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mylilchix, Sep 18, 2008.

  1. mylilchix

    mylilchix Songster

    This may be a dumb question, but... If I breed my blue cochin roo to my white cochin hens, will I end up with splash cochins?

    Thanks,
    Sonja
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    i would think so.
     
  3. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    you'll probably get some blue, splash, and maybe some black and probably some white, I'm not completely sure so, I'm sorry if I'm wrong
     
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

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    Quote:only if its a blue/blue mating will you get blue. black and splash lol. something to do with both birds having the genes of it then it connecting.. or the black used to create the blue colors dominant.. I dont know lol
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2008
  5. Hi!
    The only way I know to get splash is to breed blue x blue, blue x splash, or splash x splash.
    I'm not sure what you'd get from blue x white Cochins.
    When I crossed blue x white Silkies, I got blues, whites, off-whites, and blues with gold hackles.
    Good luck!
    Lisa
     
  6. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:only if its a blue/blue mating will you get blue. black and splash lol. something to do with both birds having the genes of it then it connecting.. or the black used to create the blue colors dominant.. I dont know lol

    you weren't completely sure about your answer either [​IMG] I know that you get BBS from a blueXblue mating and I said maybe some black from this mating [​IMG]
     
  7. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:I would think that all BBS genes are the same so that's probably what you'll get mylilchix
     

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