Updated picture at 21 weeks old of my "crele wyandotte"

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by scgamecock, Aug 16, 2008.

  1. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
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    These two guys are getting huge and I can't wait til I can breed them back to something and hatch eggs.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    They are very cool-looking, Marlon! Cant wait to see what chicks they throw! [​IMG]
     
  3. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 17, 2008
    Pennsylvania
    Oh my goodness! They're gorgeous. Once you get some eggs from them and see if they create the same colored bird, I might be interested in buying some of their hatching eggs if you sell them [​IMG]

    Wow they are so beautiful...
     
  4. scgamecock

    scgamecock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2008
    Conway SC
    This was an accident that happened just hatching some mutt eggs from my pen.I'm not sure what the cross actually is but I can narrow it down.There shape is no where near what a wyandotte should look like but at least I got the crele pattern.I'm not good with genetics so I'm trying to find out what to cross them with to get the pattern.If I knew for sure what the cross was I would hatch some more to try and get a pullet.If anybody has any idea's feel free to chime in.I really wish someone who was interested in trying to work with them would take one of them to breed with.
     
  5. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Personally I would not call that a crele, as technically crele is barring on a wild type/black breasted red/red duckwing/ Light Brown in which the roosters have black breasts.. this guy does not have a black breast.

    Don't get me wrong.. he is a beautiful guy, it is not easy to get good barring on gold base feathers. People have tried to create buff or red barred birds and they would be jealous of this bird..

    Anyways as to guessing the parents: He has a rose comb, so at least one of his parents had a rose comb. He has barring so at least one parent had barring. He has dark red on his wing so my guess is he was also out of a parent that had mahogany- which makes gold darker like on a RIR.

    My guess is one parent was either a RIR, sexlink or a cross out of one. If there was only one bird with a rosecomb, it without the question was a parent. If there was one bird with barring, it without question was a parent.

    If you don't want or need a black breast on him, I would say try breeding him with RIR or if you don't have RIR, then over the sex links.. as they are a RIR cross anyways however they also have Domiant White which you probably won't want in the babies. Barring tends to show up better on more pigmented feathers, RIR and red sex links have mahogany in them which adds more pigmentation to the feathers.. it is possible to get crisper barring but it is a challenge.

    However if a "true Crele" with black breast is desired then need to breed with a Light Brown or Wheatens.
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Cool looking coloring.
     

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