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question on Blue/Black Mottled D'uccles

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pamperedpoultry, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    I have 2 black hens and 1 blue hen, I also Have a blue and a black roo. I've been told that I might as well just keep one roo and put them together that they'll be chance of getting either or?? Is this correct?? I know with my Black mottled cochins I've never gotten a blue??
     

  2. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    Black, blue , splash can be breed to gether. here is a chart of the out comes of BBS breedings

    Blue X Blue 25 % black , 50 % blue , 25 % splash

    Black X blue 50 % black , 50 % blue

    splash X black 100 % blue

    Splash X splash 100 % splash
    ( hope fullley some one will explian how the gens work, i don't want to use the worng terms)

    ( sp)
     
  3. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Quote:yeah I knew how that worked on the solid colors. I have Blue and Black Mottled.
    I've have my Black Mottled Cochins for almost 2 years and have never gotten anything but a Black so this is why I was thinking what I was told was wrong
     
  4. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    i belive it still works with mottled not 100 % sure on that tho, and what color was your cochins breed to
     
  5. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    The Cochins are all Black mottled
     
  6. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    ok so since the roo was black and the hen(s) were black they would be all black mottled i asume, so for the D'uccles i say go with what ever roo you would like and may be keep the other one just in case that is what i would do
     
  7. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    Thats what I was thinking, I was goin to keep my Blues seperate from my blacks, but someone had told me it wouldn't matter I still would get blues from the blacks, so I was like uhhhh hmmm??
     

  8. call ducks

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    yep sound like i good plan [​IMG]
     

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