does this look right??? trying for a new breed.....sorta

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickNjake, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I decided to breed my two favorite chickens to get a (in my theory) super chicken [​IMG]
    they're my 1st and 10th or so chickens i ever got and they're still doing fine
    the dad is 'Geraldine' (started out as a rooster....we thought [​IMG]) and 'Big Momma' a splash Cochin hen. I got a lot of different colors, but i believe I have a black, blue and what might be a splash these are just F1's these pictures are just from my cellphone so they aren't great. and it's been raining so they're a little messy

    here's the parents[​IMG]


    this is the one that might be blue[​IMG]


    I think this is some kind of splash[​IMG]

    and all three together[​IMG]


    Does it look like I'm on the right track?
     
  2. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
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    I don't know. [​IMG]


    (Pretty little chickens, though)
     
  3. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Personally, I'm working on a non-laying breed that eats a lot, with extra loud roosters.
     
  4. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

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  5. knippk

    knippk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure what look you are going for but the chicks are cute!!!!!
     
  6. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm trying to get the right blue gene in the birds, but the blue looks too dark and the splash doesn't really look like a splash [​IMG]
     
  7. Vcomb

    Vcomb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you're not lookin for a new breed then. all you need is seek out a strain of blue cochins whose color fits what you're after.
     
  8. chickNjake

    chickNjake Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well I'm trying for a new breed but that's pretty ambitious [​IMG] and I have one older hen from those parents that inspired this whole project she is the "splash" color, I'm just wondering if it will breed true (splashxblack=blue ect.) and if I can get that to work i'll go from there [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] they're only a month and a half [​IMG]
     
  9. priszilla

    priszilla Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a good start on that project-will make you a deal on them [​IMG]
    and they are too scrawny to eat too!
     
    Last edited: Sep 12, 2008

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