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Confusion on the Color Blue

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by team edward, May 25, 2011.

  1. team edward

    team edward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all! I have a few questions about blue breeding. If you cross two blue silkie parents, what color will the chicks turn out? Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    blue, black and splash
     
  3. team edward

    team edward Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    Chicken Calculator = as Pips&Peeps says,

    25% Pullets, blue unicolor
    12.5% Pullets, splash unicolor
    12.5% Pullets, black unicolor
    25% Cockerels, blue unicolor
    12.5% Cockerels, splash unicolor
    12.5% Cockerels, black unicolor
     
  5. Henk69

    Henk69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When you cross with a blue chicken: 50% of the offspring is always blue Bl/bl+
     

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