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Silly question, but what colour would I get?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by encmanerabbitry, Nov 8, 2008.

  1. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Songster

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    What colour do you get when you cross a gold lace with a silver lace? I'm sure its not that cut and dry, but would would the possibilities be?

    In this case its a silver laced wyandotte roo with a gold laced wyandotte hen.

    Thanks!
     
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2008
  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Songster

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    Quote:All the offspring will be silver laced. The males will show some lemon or straw color in the feathers as they get older. More gold color will show in the back and shoulders.

    Tim
     
  3. encmanerabbitry

    encmanerabbitry Songster

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    Okay thanks. The guy trying to sell them to me says I'll get blue. I wasn't sure about that.
     
  4. firedove

    firedove Songster 9 Years

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    Granted I have no personal experience, I had read on one of the hatchery sites in a breed history that blue laced reds were originally a product of a silver laced to gold laced cross. I know though that you can't believe everything you read.
     

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