Self blue oegb color crossing

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sue7284, May 12, 2016.

  1. Sue7284

    Sue7284 New Egg

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    Does anyone know what colors could come out of crossing self blue rooster with bb red hens? I do know the self blue is lavender gene.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Colours and genetics are not my strong point but I see you have posted in the genetics sections. Hope members there are able to help you. You might like to have a look at this link too ~ http://kippenjungle.nl/kruising.html

    Good luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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    Self-blue is recessive, so it takes two copies to express. When crossed with another color, they breed like a solid black bird. You will produce mostly black chicks that will be 'split' for self-blue, meaning each chick will have a self-blue gene, but not express the color.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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