Buff Sebrights?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by miss heny, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    okay, i have heard of them, and i LOVE the colors, but how do you make them?

    (i have been wanting to ask that for a while, sorry for my 2 threads here!)
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    its ok to ask, that´s one of many ways to learn.

    there are many types of buff phenotypes(the way a bird looks) and they are achieved with different genotypes(the genetic make up of the bird)

    there are Black tail Buff birds
    there are Columbian Buff birds(think buff columbian rocks)
    and there is Self Buff birds which lack any black feathers on the wings/tails and hackle/saddle, they are entirely buff colored.

    breeding buff birds is very difficult, they can´t be too light or too dark, and that is if you already have buff birds, now if you don´t have them and want to breed for them its going to be even more difficult, but not impossible, just try to search for them, it will save you years of breeding
     
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    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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  4. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    i know ideal has a line of buffs of this breed, but i want to have little inbreeding, and *hopefully* next year i will be able to get chicks
     
  5. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    oh, can you, cross silver and gold to get a color sorta like this? or no?
     
  6. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    not in the females, just the males will be "Golden"
     
  7. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    oh. thanks!
     

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