What do you think

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MaryT, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have BO hens and EE roo

    Do you think the chicks of this combination would lay brown or green eggs?
     
  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Brown eggs. The buff orps being the hens they are going to determine the color of the eggs, not the roo.
     
  3. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you now one more question....

    What do ya think the babies would look like ? still the gold coloring or would it be kind of a muddle mix ?
    Here he is with his girls

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  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Your chickens are very pretty. I'm no genetics expert, not even a chicken expert. My guess would be that most of the resulting chicks would be a mixture of the two; with some chicks leaning more towards the hen's coloring and some more towards the roo's. You may get a few that are delightful to look at when all the colors will seem to fall into place in a way that looks just perfect.
     
  5. MaryT

    MaryT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you.... I do love to just watch them and they are such sweet hearts.........
     

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