Red laced blue wyandotte color genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jehaz, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. jehaz

    jehaz Out Of The Brooder

    Hi,

    I know that the color chart for Red Laced Blue Wyandottes is this:

    Blue X Blue = 50% Blue, 25% Black, 25% Splash
    Blue X Splash = 50% Blue, 50% Splash
    Blue X Black = 50% Blue, 50% Black
    Splash X Black = 100% Blue
    Black X Black = 100% Black
    Splash X Splash = 100% Splash


    What I want to do, is produce lots of blue hens.
    I bought 8 chickens from McMurrys and ended up with 7 splash hens and 1 blue rooster !!!

    So If I breed the blue roo with a spash hen, I should get some blue hens/roos.
    Then if I breed one of the blue hens with a blue roo (which I already have), will I get black even though that wasn't originally in the mix?

    If I can get to a black roo, then I can breed it with my existing splash hens to always get blue!!!

    What hard work!

    thanks, James
     
  2. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Or you could just buy a black lace red cock and breed him to your splash hens and create 100% blue offspring.
     
  3. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one I can sell!
     
  4. jehaz

    jehaz Out Of The Brooder

    Its a long journey from PA to TN ! Thanks though.

    A "black lace red cock" - I don't dare to google that phrase at work!!!
    Do you mean red laced blue wyandotte in black, or is this a different breed?
     
  5. Texasmja

    Texasmja Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes I am sorry I wrote that. I meant BLRW in black.
     
  6. PeakyBeaky

    PeakyBeaky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We ship!
     
  7. jehaz

    jehaz Out Of The Brooder

    thanks but I have spent so much on chickens recently. From here on I am gonna try and breed my own
     

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