California White X California White?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Cowgrl4life, Jun 19, 2010.

  1. Cowgrl4life

    Cowgrl4life Out Of The Brooder

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    I know that a california white is a cross, like a sex link. And that a sex link bred to a sex link would not be "sex linked" but since a california white isnt based on color at hatch, would a california white bred to a california white produce "california white" babies?
     
  2. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I see no one has answered your question yet? Not really an expert on Callie's but I would expect yes that they would produce more California Whites, although probably more white would come out in them. We'll see around here come next spring my dad has bought some resently and we'll probably hatch some out to see what they do and if they will as good a layer as parents.
     
  3. danhonour

    danhonour Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are an f1 cross between California Grays (an egg bred Cuckoo Leghorn) and White egg bred Leghorn.You will likily get a good laying f2 (second generation cross),mostly white.It is possible a few could be cuckoo (crude barred color).If you continue to breed them further you could select and breed Cuckoo Leghorns.Could be an interesting project,and good layers along the way.
     
  4. Chickanmanfromarkansas

    Chickanmanfromarkansas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually you can get Barred Leghorns from Larry's Poultry. I think that Nature's Hatchery also have them.
     

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