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Do Blue OEGB breed true?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by flora, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. flora

    flora Out Of The Brooder

    I recently bought these Blue OEGBs and was wondering if they breed true or do they come in blue, black, and splash? There was a black roo in with them so I bought him too just in case.
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  2. Splash Giants

    Splash Giants Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do not breed true. Blue x Blue will give you 25% Splash 25% Black 50% blue and thats on average of about 100 chicks
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yes , this is true with all blue/ blue patterned breeds. Self Blue (lavender) breeds true.

    If you bred the black roo with the blue hens, you would get half black and half blue.
     
  4. flora

    flora Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks, that is what I figured. And it is good to know that about all Blues.
     
  5. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    They are very pretty!
     

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