what color would i get?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by pokey, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
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    What color(s) would s black roo over bbred produce?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    You'd get a rusty black. Basically the birds would look almost identical to Brown-Red (in Marans it is called Black Copper)
     
  3. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
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    Not what I was expecting.
     
  4. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What color(s) would s black roo over bbred produce

    Black male,
    Hen stated to be ,bbred -presume this to be short for Black Breasted Red?
    Black Breasted Red is a colour description for Duckwing,Wheaten & Brown cockerels & is not used for hens.
    So what colour is the hen? A photo would be good.
    What were you expecting & why?​
     
  5. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Quote:Black male,
    Hen stated to be ,bbred -presume this to be short for Black Breasted Red?
    Black Breasted Red is a colour description for Duckwing,Wheaten & Brown cockerels & is not used for hens.
    So what colour is the hen? A photo would be good.
    What were you expecting & why?

    Actually it is used for hens, and in most cases should be used to describe a straight-up "gold" duckwing bird.

    Regardless of duckwing, brown-red, and/or wheaten, any of those crossed with black will throw rusty black birds. Females will be black with hints of red, sometimes no red. Males will be black with varied hints of red in the hackle, shoulder, and saddle.

    If you're using the calculator, it will not tell or show you of any leakage when crossing colors like these. [​IMG]
     
  6. blackdotte

    blackdotte Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with the colour the chicks will be
    but a e+ female,genetically a gold duckwing is normally referred to as Partridge.
     
  7. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I believe it is a difference in country. In the US, partridge is used only for e^b. Wheatens are labeled as wheaten and gold duckwings are called BB Reds.
     
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  8. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
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    I did not know there was a difference in males and female of the same color.the breeder did tell me the Pullets were black breasted red.I do have a chick from the same breeder that I thought was wheaten that is totally different.so I will need to post pics later and get it straight.BTW I know this person does have gold ducking as a color in some of their birds.
     
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  9. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Are they Araucanas by any chance? BBR Araucanas can be females, and are gold duckwing.
     
  10. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
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    Yes
     

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