I am not a lucky person. So the shots on this are about 99 to 1 instead of 50/50. I have a blue pullet and a black cock. I know the theoretical ratio should be 50:50 for blue and black. But I was wondering what some ACTUAL people have gotten in their flocks. I'd especially like to hear from the unlucky people that want blues....but have issues getting them. Which is better? Blue male over black female? Black male over blue female? I know it shouldn't make a difference, but there are superstitions. I just hatched out 1 blue cockerel and 1 black pullet from a blue x blue breeding (I was wanting splash... ). I HATE breeding brother to sister, but will breed the son to mother if the male is what I'm looking for. Otherwise...he gets the boot too! So..any ideas on how to "increase my chances"? Rub a lucky rabbit's foot? Wear a horseshoe with four-leaved clovers all over it??