Jumping into breeding OEGB's!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SilkiesForEver, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I am excited to say that I have built breeder coops and will be looking into purchasing some breeds to breed! I have never actually had breeding pens; just a rooster or two. [​IMG] Very, very excited.

    Now I have a few questions. I want to purchase a trio or quad of OEGB's at the show coming up in our area soon, but I already have three OEGB hens. I'd like to add them to the mix, but I have two Crele's, and one Self blue. If I purchase a rooster/trio of one color and add my hens, will I get certain colors? Or will the varieties be un-recognized by the ABA? I like surprises, so I would hope that I can put together a pen of OEGB's and get lots of the parent's colors. Am I making sense? I tend not to do so on the internet. [​IMG]

    Thanks for any input! I'm excited to hatch my own bird's eggs soon! [​IMG]
     
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  2. The Farm

    The Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like so much fun!!!
    I don't know the answer to your? (but it is clear at least to me)
    Let us all know how it goes!!!
     
  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I will! Thanks for your reply!
     
  4. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry, I have no advice to offer.

    However, I have to say--

    This was a fantasy of mine for forevah, and I never went anywhere with it. Please do keep me updated! And post pics!
     
  5. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I will! I'm getting excited for Saturday, the day of the show. [​IMG] Will do! You know me with pictures...[​IMG]
     
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    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    No problem. :D
     
  9. SilkiesForEver

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    I came home with a white OEGB pullet and a blue cockerel. [​IMG]

    I know that blue does not breed true, so if I breed him to the white pullet, will I possibly get blacks and splashes?

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  10. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

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    The cockerel... I want him! :O
     

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