Mille Fleur d'uccle EE cross

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by oparea, Feb 27, 2009.

  1. oparea

    oparea Out Of The Brooder

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    If I crossed a mille fleur with the brown EE in the pic do you think I could get some mille fleur colored blue egg layers? Thought it might be an interesting cross since they are both bearded, not sure what will happen with the feathered leg/no feathered leg cross. Just kind of experimenting.

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  2. oparea

    oparea Out Of The Brooder

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    Bump, nobody ever tried this cross?

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    And the only Mille fleur hen I have.

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  3. Dread Pirate Roberts

    Dread Pirate Roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Feather-legged gene is dominant, right?
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    yes, but the mille gene, or some components of it is recessive.
     
  5. pbjmaker

    pbjmaker Overrun With Chickens

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    I have some chicks right now that are potentially that cross. The dads are either my d'uccle or my golden lakenvelder. None of them ended up with feathered legs but I have two totally different color patterns on them.

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  6. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it sounds like an interesting mix--go for it! There is an EE project thread going on too that you may want to join in on... [​IMG]
     
  7. oparea

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    Do you remember the name of the thread?
     
  8. oparea

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    Whoops, double post.
     
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  9. HenHaven

    HenHaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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