Silver-Laced Sebright crossed with Orpington?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ClareScifi, Nov 21, 2011.

  1. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone ever seen a rooster who had a Silver-Laced Sebright Bantam father and a Buff Orpington mother? Does a picture of such a mixed breed exist anywhere? If so, I'd love to see all photos.

    Clare
     
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    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't have pictures but I have info. In case you're not good with genetics I will not get in to all that, but the result would be: Just like a Silver Laced Sebright (comb, feathers and everything) except: instead of white he would be covered in yellow, creamy laced feathers instead of white laced. Hope this helps in any way.

    P.S. You can't cross a Sebright X standard Orpington. The size difference is astronomical and they can't breed. However Orpi bantams can be crossed with sebrights.
     
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    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Quote:Not true. My Sebright rooster, even though he's a hatchery bird, successfully mated my Australorp hen. I have the pictures of the cockerel to prove it.
     
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  4. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think my Sebright Bantam had a traditional Sebright mother and a White Leghorn father. People in this group have looked at her picture and say she's much larger than a regular Sebright bantam, and there were no Orp bantam roosters where she came from. i will post a picture of her.
     
  5. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here she is. This picture was taken on Tuesday, the day she turned 9 weeks old:

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  6. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And this is the chick that I thought had a Sebright Papa and an Orpington Mama. But now folks are suggesting that perhaps the father was a White Leghorn and the Mama an Easter Egger. What do you think of that theory???

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  7. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She is too well laced to be crossed with a buff orp. If one of her parents wasn't a sebright, it was something silver laced.
     
  8. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:No white leghorn there, he would be mostly white, they have dominate white gene. I don't think sebright either, no lacing or partial lacing. Most likely buff orpX.
     
  9. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting! I don't think there is anything else silver-laced where she came from. And they said their other 5 Sebrights had died, all they had was the one rooster. But maybe the egg was laid right before the other Sebright hens died. I'll have to ask when they all died. Maybe it was right after the egg was given to me. That's possible, I guess. But do you think she looks too big to be a pure-bred 9 week old Silver-Laced Sebright? A full grown Barred Rock hen is in the background for comparison.
     
  10. ClareScifi

    ClareScifi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are only 2 rooster choices for the chicks in question: White Leghorn or Silver-Laced Sebright. No other breeds of roosters are there at that farm. I have a feeling his mother was a Buff Orpington (the guy on my head, that is). But I'm wondering why the white of the Leghorn didn't come through much, and where those beautiful slate-blue hackles came from?!
     

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