Crossbreeding?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ChickyBoy417, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. ChickyBoy417

    ChickyBoy417 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If i cross an araucana/americauna with another white or brown egg laying breed... Is it possible the chicks they produce will be able to lay blue eggs?
     
  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Nope.

    Well, I guess if you cross a blue egg layer with a white egg layer, you'd get a pale blue.

    But if your first gen birds lay green eggs you won't get back to blue by breeding to white or brown. You'll get light green and green, brown or khaki.
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    if your Araucana/Ameraucana lays blue eggs and you cross it to a white egg layer, then yes, you will be able to get more blue(pale blue) egg layers, but if you cross it to a brown egg layer you will produce green eggers...
     

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