Marion Blue Rooster X Laced wyandottes

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by HannaDolly, May 23, 2016.

  1. HannaDolly

    HannaDolly Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All!

    Creating this post to learn some more about crossing breeds of chickens.

    I have a chance to pick up a gorgeous Marion Blue Rooster. I am currently trying to decide to wait out for a blue Laced Roo or go with him. I am increasing hearing that Wyandottes are not as friendly and aren't as good layers as some other hens and have been thinking about the Blue Delaware's.

    I currently have in my coop for hens:
    Silver Laced Wyandotte
    Silver Dorking
    Rhode island red
    Easter Egger.

    When crossing with a Blue Marion Roo what can i expect? I am mainly interested in what he will create with laced Wyandottes.
    If his blue will by chance pass onto chicks. ( I know Blue doesn't always breed true)

    Any thoughts will be greatly appreciated on the cross or the roosters themselves.
     

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