Interesting hybrids: if they hatch!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Blue in a shoe, Feb 9, 2015.

  1. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    One of my naked neck hens is broody. She was fertilized by my GLW roo. If her chicks hatch, does anyone have an idea of what my chicks will look like?
     
  2. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color was the hen?
     
  3. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah it depends on what color the hen is. Very broadly, they often show some sort of black spangled with or without areas of semi laced patterning like half moons. If she's black, the girls would look more or less like black sex links and the roos would be mostly black and maybe show a slight hint of spangling on the red areas on saddle/wings as they mature.

    Do expect at least half of the chicks to have rose combs.. they may look similar or very different from your roo.
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    Agree it depends on the color of the hen, for color of offspring. The bird in front was a glw hen under basically a black mixed breed rooster. The bird in back was a slw under a barred male. You can see the incomplete lacing on the red male, you'll probably have something like that but the base color will vary.

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  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    I believe the naked neck gene is dominant, so most/all of the chicks should have nacked necks. I'm not sure about their color, though.
     
  6. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    The hen is dark brown, with black spots and a single comb
     
  7. Wishapup

    Wishapup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have a picture? Is she partridge?
     
  8. Blue in a shoe

    Blue in a shoe Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't have a picture yet. She is not partridge.
     

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