Mixing different color seabright bantams

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bantam2lover, Sep 23, 2016.

  1. bantam2lover

    bantam2lover New Egg

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    I have 5 chicks who's mom was a golden seabright, and father was a silver seabright. If I breed one of them to my golden seabright hen what kinda chance would I have of getting golden seabrights?
     
  2. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of the chicks, how many are gold and how many are silver? If you breed a gold chick to your gold hen you would mostly get golds I'm thinking???? I may be wrong though... somebody that is good with genetics will come along!
     
  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop


    Breeding an F1 cock (who would appear silver with some gold leakage) from that cross back to his mother would produce 50% Golden Sebrights, 25% Silver Sebright pullets, and 25% silver with gold leakage like the F1 cocks. So, about half of the chicks would be Golden Sebrights.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'd love to see the 25% silver with gold leakage.
     
  5. summerb123

    summerb123 Overrun With Chickens

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    me too!
     

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