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Just set 89 countournix eggs to bring in the new Year!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Jenlyn9483, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    82 Tuxedos and 7 of my first eggs. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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  3. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Quote:Just so you know you won't get all tuxedoes.
     
  5. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    im OK with that. So long as I get a few.
     
  6. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    Okay I was just making sure, because if you cross two tuxedos you will get a lot of browns due to them being hybrids. The best way to get tuxedos is to cross a tux with a white.
     
  7. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    cool. I knew I could cross tiebetans and whites and get some tuxedos. I have about 8 whites that I'm keeping for breeding from my first two batches from JJ. I didnt get any whites out of my Florida Ebay eggs.
     
  8. Robo

    Robo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 15, 2010
    Knoxville,TN
    When you cross a brown with a white you will get mostly browns, a few tuxedoes, and some whites. You get mostly browns because the white gene is recessive so it has less of a chance of appearing in the offspring. You cross a tux to a white because the tux already carries the white gene, and the white is recessive so you will get almost all tuxedoes and whites. No matter how you cross them you will still get some browns or some whites.
     
  9. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    Good to know, the ones im hatching from my crew (if they are fertil yet) will be all mutts cuzz they are all colors. Could have about 11 females. so far im up to 4 eggs in one day.
     
  10. Jenlyn9483

    Jenlyn9483 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, FL
    I have saved up 13 more eggs from my birds in the last 4 days they will be going into the bator tonight.
     

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