Crossing a SLW and BLRW what color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by greathorse, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have an awesome SLW rooster and several BLRW pullets. I will not have a BLRW rooster for some time to come. I think I might breed the SLW roo to the BLRW pullets and hatch some of them. I have no interest in breeding them again or developing anything from it but both varieties are so nice it seems a shame to let those pullets go to waste. I think I could sell them for a nice price in the summer if they are really pretty. I find most people looking for backyard birds dont much care about purebred birds.

    What color will I get with that cross will I have lacing?

    I simply do not "get" color genetics so apolgize in advance if this is dead simple and obvious.
     
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  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    According to the genetics calculator you would get this.

    Phenotypes:
    Hennen/Pullets:
    blauw getekend roodgeschouderd/creme gezoomd | blue patterned redshouldered/cream laced
    Ratio = 1/4 = 25%, minimum of animals to breed: 4

    Hennen/Pullets:
    zwart getekend roodgeschouderd/creme gezoomd | black patterned redshouldered/cream laced
    Ratio = 1/4 = 25%, minimum of animals to breed: 4

    Hanen/Cockerels:
    blauw getekend geel gezoomd | blue patterned yellow/golden laced
    Ratio = 1/4 = 25%, minimum of animals to breed: 4

    Hanen/Cockerels:
    zwart getekend geel gezoomd | black patterned yellow/golden laced
    Ratio = 1/4 = 25%, minimum of animals to breed: 4


    It's at http://kippenjungle.nl/kruisEmbedArray.html
     
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  3. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks I think I will see what I get they should be great type and pretty.
     
  4. RAREROO

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    I have a post on pg 2 or 3 asking the same thing except, vise versa on the breeds/varieties.
     
  5. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think yours will be sex linked. I dont think mine will be. but again not at all sure. I just ask the questions.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    This is some info I was given by someone....

    I have seen 'violet laced' before from our SLW roo on BLR hens, all it is is a blue laced silver. Cross a SLW to splash laced red hens and you should get all blue laced silver, the males will show some red, the females might. Cross those females back to a SLW cock and there you have it. Alot of people ask about them but no one here in the US is making them and selling them.​
     
  7. greathorse

    greathorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe I will just hatch the heck out of these BLR crossed on this Rooster I have. I hate to waste either of them. I could sure use a good BLRW rooster here in Colorado.
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Quote:[​IMG] Wish I had a spare, mature roo for you.
     
  9. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I do not understand where the cream lacing comes from in the calculator. The females should be silver with blue or black lacing. It has been my experience that they may show some zonal cream lacing on a few birds and other birds will have the red on their backs.

    The males will be show normal zonal silver ( black or blue) lacing with straw (yellow) color in the neck and saddle hackles. The amount of red on the shoulders of the males can vary depending the red modifiers in the cross. Some of the males may not show red in the shoulders and others will.

    Tim
     
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