Brown Jersey Giant chicks?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by JB30, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. JB30

    JB30 In the Brooder

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    I hatched 40 Jersey giant chicks recently. 3 of them are not the right colors. I have blue roosters blue hens one black hen and a splash hen. The splash hen was in contact with a pheonix rooster but I had her in the Jersey pen for at least a month before I collected her eggs. 20190625_115817.jpg 20190625_115831.jpg
     
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  2. JB30

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    I've looked online but have never seen or heard of this color in a jersey.
     
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  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Leg color indicates Pheonix blood. It is entirely possible that they could have still been fathered by the phoenix.
     
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  4. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Am I seeing muffs?
     
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  5. HuffleClaw

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    They look mixed.
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  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I swear those have Pea Combs.

    Can we see a picture of the parent stock? Do you have an Ameraucana or Easter/Olive Egger male?
     
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  7. nicalandia

    nicalandia Crowing

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    No chance, these chicks look entirely from a different breed, chicks that are E/e+ or E/eb look nearly indistinguishable from pure E/E.

    What are the chances of the JG hen being E/e+(not pure JG) and somehow the Phoenix mated to her to produce 50% E/e+ and 50% e+/e+?
     
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  8. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Do those chicks look like they have muffs to you?
     
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  9. JB30

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    The only other birds I have are svarthona.
     
  10. JB30

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    They do not come in physical contact with each other. I checked the chicks they have straight combs.
     
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