EE rooster color

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by phasianidae, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's my EE rooster who's father was a BO and mother a white EE, what color is he?:[​IMG]also what colors would I get if I crossed him to this hen, I don't know what you call her color:[​IMG]
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    She's a Wheaten, he's a half Wheaten, half (possibly duckwing) with a lot of dominant white.

    Together they'll create Wheaten-looking birds with a lot of white. Some won't have any white on them though.
     
  3. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Great! I really want wheatens! But where did he get the half wheaten half duckwing from?
     
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  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Buff Orpingtons are wheaten based. Most EE's are duckwing based. [​IMG]

    And since the hen is a Wheaten, you're likely to get 50% typical EE colors and 50% more Wheaten-type colors, with 50% of either having white on them.
     
  5. phasianidae

    phasianidae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! Also, what can I put in the chicken calculator to describe the rooster and the hen?
     
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  6. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not sure of the colors, but that hen is a cutie!
     

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