Cross breeding

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bluerosesd, Mar 12, 2018.

  1. Bluerosesd

    Bluerosesd Chirping

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    if I get say a black sexlink roo and a EE female and they breed what kind of babies will they have? Will the blue/green egg trait cross over?
     
  2. Not reliably. You are in effect breeding two cross breeds together making a 4 way cross or even a more convoluted cross since Easter Eggers are in no way a set breed or strain of chicken. And Black Sex Links are themselves a hybrid cross. As to what kind of baby chickens this will produce, my best guess is that they will have feathers growing on them.
     
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  3. Bluerosesd

    Bluerosesd Chirping

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    LOL thank you. I hadn’t thought of them both being cross breeds. I probably won’t get a roo was just curious as to how breeding affects the colored egg gene.
     
  4. Get your self a pure (as in INBRED) Araucana or Ameraucana rooster and his female offspring will produce blue eggs.
     

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