Serama breeding Q

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by nikevijo, Nov 7, 2009.

  1. nikevijo

    nikevijo HorseAholic

    Apr 20, 2007
    Long Island NY
    Here is my question. I have pullets of every color. Does it really matter what color roo I use? I am assuming the chicks will also hatch in an array of colors? Is there a dominant color?

  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

    Jul 16, 2009
    best coast
    It absolutely does not matter unless you are selecting for a certain color. One of the many joys of Seramas!
  3. briarpatchfarms

    briarpatchfarms Songster

    Jul 24, 2008
    Grayson, Ky
    Really doesn't matter there is so many breeders that have a few colors down fit to breed true by crossing to old English yes this include the main breeders the whites have Benny worked on with out old English
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2009
  4. catwalk

    catwalk Songster

    May 19, 2009
    Normal genetics rules apply, but they're really varied and unpredictable. Type matters MUCH more than color.
  5. BluegrassSeramas

    BluegrassSeramas Serama Savvy

    Aug 25, 2008
    Central Kentucky
    I agree....unless you are trying to work on a color line with already nicely built birds, TYPE is much more important.
    Its what makes a serama a Serama!

    If you have many colored hens, pick out the ones that are as close to the standard and breed them to the best built roo.

    Leave color out until you can get that down. (Just a suggestion!) [​IMG]

  6. nikevijo

    nikevijo HorseAholic

    Apr 20, 2007
    Long Island NY
    Quote:Thats what I thought, just wanted to make sure! Thanks

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