Crossing a Black Cochin Rooster with a Silver Laced Cochin Hen

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by twindaddy43, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. twindaddy43

    twindaddy43 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 7, 2011
    NE, OK
    I was wondering what color combination I would get? I'm not familiar at all with chicken genetics so any help would be greatly appreciated.
  2. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Shawnee, OKlahoma
    The First generation should be all black,, You can use the following link for exploratory crosses and if you know the genetics behind your birds you can alter some of the gene selections.
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    The first gen will be mostly black. Depending on the black parent's silver vs gold genes, you'll have offspring with yellowish gold, silver/white, or reddish leakage on them. The leakage will vary.

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