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What will come of this???

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Matt999W, Jan 8, 2016.

  1. Matt999W

    Matt999W Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 5, 2015
    Conroe, Tx
    I have an amarican game hen laying fertile eggs. Broody silkie sitting on the latest laid. Issue is the cockerel taging my game hen is a salmon flaverolle. Candled last night and they are textbook healthy day 7. But what mutant bird is gonna hatch?
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    The chicks will not be mutant, they will be mixed breed. They will likely favor the Faverolle in looks, with silver (black and white) coloring, muffs, feathered legs, and white skin.
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  3. torilovessmiles

    torilovessmiles Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2014
    Central West Virginia
    Good to know. I also have a game hen and a salmon faverolles cockerel. She is blue wheaten, would half the chicks be something that looks like blue salmon, if I bred them?
  4. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    You could get blue salmon/regular salmon, or silver/blue silver. Salmon is a wheaten color/pattern with a silver base color instead of the usual gold/red base color. That's why the Salmon Faverolles males are black and white, instead of red and black.
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    would love to see photos of outcome w/ chicks

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