Silkie x Easter Egger cross? Is the green egg gene dominant?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by P0U1TRYP3RS0N, Apr 1, 2008.

  1. P0U1TRYP3RS0N

    P0U1TRYP3RS0N Songster

    Mar 11, 2007
    I have a Easter Egger x Silkie egg in the incubator that is on day 12. This may sound like a dumb question but the hen is a silkie and the rooster is a Easter Egger--can a chick that size hatch out of a bantam egg? Lol. Anyways, I'm curious, assuming the little critter does hatch, it will have a crest and five toes and blue skin (like the silkie) and normal feathering (like the EE). The silkie is buff and the EE's white/black. But is the green egg gene dominant? Also, would it have a walnut comb or pea comb? I'm assuming it would have a walnut b/c walnut is dominant. Also, if you have any pics of silkie x EE's post them! Thanks!
  2. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Crowing

    Apr 30, 2007
    Deer Park Washington
    That is how they got the blue egg silkies in AUS basically.

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