Lavender Orpington/Lavender Ameracuana cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by spunkychickenmomma, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. spunkychickenmomma

    spunkychickenmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Lavender Orpington roo that I am wanting to cross with my Lavender Ameracuana hens. The hens have beautiful lacing large muffs, large beards and are nearly as large as the roo himself. My question is, with this cross, can I expect a 50/50 ratio on whether the chicks will have muffs/beards and lacing?
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    if the ameraucana is pure, then all of the chicks will come out with muff and beards but not as nice as their mothers...

    Lacing? I thought Lavender Ameraucana were solid color in nature.. pics?
     
  3. spunkychickenmomma

    spunkychickenmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are pure. I will try to get pics posted tomorrow. It's supposed to be sunny and warm here tomorrow.
     
  4. Shaffer

    Shaffer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are both project birds and probably have some of the same DNA.
     

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