i have a cross question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by NarutoTn, May 23, 2010.

  1. NarutoTn

    NarutoTn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a chick whos parents are:mother-bantam minorca and jap cross and father-bantam bb red aand cochin cross......the chicks look like cochins that are black and have long tails and white ear lobs
     
  2. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    So, what's your question?
     
  3. NarutoTn

    NarutoTn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    what would you call the cross
     
  4. greenfamilyfarms

    greenfamilyfarms Big Pippin'

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    Quote:LOL - a mutt. But seriously, with all of the breeds in them, there is not really a name you could give them.
     
  5. NarutoTn

    NarutoTn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh ok...bbr+cochin +minorca+jap ??????=minoraca-japanesse-bbr cochin i guess....i ask this because they are chicks and i could start a breeding pair
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    They won't breed true. at most 50% of chicks from the cross of current chicks would look like their parents.
     
  7. NarutoTn

    NarutoTn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    o ok i understand but they are cute chicks
     
  8. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    You will never get a breed from a cross like this, a lot of people think it because so many breeds are crosses but the difference is this- those breeds had a purpose. Those breeds have been selected for years and had real effort put into them to make them what they are, and even if you used to same birds you would not have that breed. You would have the same genetics in a way, but it will be different due to a different selection process. The only way I could really see it happening is if you paid very close attention to the breed, and maybe even followed notes from the original creator.

    -Daniel
     

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