Splash Marans Rooster with Red in Wings.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bigspringshatchery, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. bigspringshatchery

    bigspringshatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a splash marans rooster that I hatched out from a lady in Texas. He came from an all splash flock. His brother is just a plain splash but he has some red in his wings. What could this be? I thought was blood at first. I'll tr to post some pics.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Sounds like red bleed-thru. It's a big fault in some blues (splash is just 2 copies of the blue gene) and if it's what I think it is, they say do not use them for breeding.
     

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