Orpington chicks- 95% black!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Coops chicks, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. Coops chicks

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    Hi all

    We are new to breeding Orpingtons and have a beautfiul cuckoo rooster with buff hens. We also have some standard layers (red, white and black) amongst them. In our first round of hatchings, we had 95% black/speckled black. Our second hatchings are occuring as I type and again seem to be 95% black/speckled black. Does a cuckoo rooster mean we will never get any buff chicks? Can anyone help me understand Orpington breeding colours?
     
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