Mottled x Black = ???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by KellyHM, Dec 28, 2008.

  1. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    If I have a mottled Cochin roo over a black Cochin hen, what color will the babies be?
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    I think the first generation is black unless the black hen carries a mottled gene. Second generation should be 50/50.

    Now..I am NOT a genetics person...just repeating what I've been told, Kelly.

    Folks sometimes cross on blacks because they tend to be the typeist, then back to the mottled for the coloring.
     
  3. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lightly mottled
     

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