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genetics question

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cmfarm, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color will the chicks be with a white leghorn hen and a black rooster? Will they all be solid yellow?
     
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  2. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yellow with a few small, scattered, random black spots
    The once popular cross: "Austra Whites" are australorp and WL
    That's what they look like
    Cackle Hatchery has pics
    http://www.cacklehatchery.com/page28.htm
    I had some back in the "60's" really good layers
    lots more meat than a Leghorn
    a few set but were not good mothers
    -Walt
     
  3. cmfarm

    cmfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's what I thought. Will they all look like that or will some just be pure yellow?
     
  4. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    some may be pure yellow. but still show some leakage at adulthood
     

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