Orpington color question?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by justtoni44, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    HI,
    I have a lovley 1/2 english blue roo.
    If I put him with my buffs....what color will I produce..............
    Also have a splash 1/2 english Orp roo.but he has red on his wings.
    I would just like to have a few more Buffs.........but no Buff roo
    Thank You
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Crossing blue, black, or even splash with buff won't be a good idea at all. You'll just get blue or black birds with gold smudging all over. Buff is a complicated collection of genes, unlike blue, black, or splash - And is Wheaten based, unlike B,B,S. So, you're going to get some neat "mutt" colors, but it will be a LONG way down the road before getting buff again. [​IMG]
     
  3. justtoni44

    justtoni44 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    oregon
    Thank You.
    That's kind of what I thought.
    Guess I will find some hatching eggs...[​IMG]
     

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