Genetic/Breeding Question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Panhanle RIR, Sep 24, 2010.

  1. Panhanle RIR

    Panhanle RIR Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 16, 2010
    Texas County, Oklahoma
    I have 2 Mille Fluer D'Uccle/Bantam Leghorn crosses 1 roo and 1 hen

    The hen is grey and white about 5 to 6 in tall and clean legged with a medium comb and lays small light tan eggs

    The Roo is white and orange with tail feathers that almost drag the ground a large comb for him he is about 7 in tall and have feathered legs

    neither one has the "beard" of the D'Uccle

    Thier mom is a full blood Mille Fluer D'Uccle and thier dad is a white leghorn bought for the RIR hens

    but when the MF D'Uccle roo died we let "maria" the MF DU hen out and the White leghorn "got with her" and she had these two Beautiful babies who she hatched out herself.

    My question is if i breed them Will the get more of the D'Uccle characteristics?

    Because from my understanding of genetics and my use of a punnet square there should be some like them some like the mom and some like the dad is this right?

    Because i would like to hatch out more of this mix because they make great pets and lay alot of eggs.
  2. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Right- you'll get some that look very much like d'uccles if you breed the siblings together.
  3. MrChicken207

    MrChicken207 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    Caribou, Maine
    you could also breed the rooster to the mother hen (the duccle) and get even more duccle characteristics (essentially 3/4 duccle)

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