Our First Little Genetics Project

SilberHenne

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I'm hatching my first clutch of eggs due out of the eggs September 5th.
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Blue dot and Red dot eggs are from my BSL Barred Rock and Rhode Island Red cross hens, Sharkie and Rexy. The 3 Sharkie chicks I'm hoping will be black like mom and develop her signature purple sheen, assuming their daddy is Jazz, our Lavendar Orpington. The 4 Rexy chicks I'm hoping will hatch out blue or blue laced red, assuming their daddy is Buzz Lightyear, my golden neck Belgian D'uccle. Of course I can't guarantee who dad is, and we will probably get a mix, but that's what makes this fun!

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The two purple dot eggs are from Cookie the Silver Laced Wyandotte. If dad is Jazz, chicks should be black. If dad is Buzz, chicks will be blue laced gold.

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It will be easy to tell who dad is when they hatch, considering the feathered feet and beards from Buzz. :D
 

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