Lavender AM x Blue Marans. Any ideas on result?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Sugartree11, Jan 26, 2015.

  1. Sugartree11

    Sugartree11 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I am new to the chicken genetics and I have a question!
    I have a Lavender Ameraucana Rooster that is mating my Blue Maran and Splash Maran hens.
    I was thinking about hatching some eggs from this combo.

    Has anyone had this before? Any speculations on the results?

    I also have an EE roo that has recently hit puberty. Lol so he's starting on my ladies as well. Will his offspring be considered EE? Or just a barnyard mix?

    Thank you for the response!
     
  2. Chicke lady

    Chicke lady New Egg

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    The offspring from the Ameracauna roo and maran hens will give you 1st generation olive eggers!!
     
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  3. Sugartree11

    Sugartree11 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was hopeful that this might be the case. But usually it is a dark egg breed roo over a blue egg breed female (ex: maran roo over an AM hen)
    So I wasn't sure if it would still produce OE if switched :)

    Thanks for your response!
     
  4. littlesparrow11

    littlesparrow11 Out Of The Brooder

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    What about the color of the offspring from that cross? (lavender X blue)
     
  5. Sugartree11

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    I hatched out two from this cross. Both babies were blue
     
  6. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    This cross works the same as a black x blue breeding. So the offspring will be 50% black, 50% blue, all carrying 1 copy of lavender.
     

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