what will i get?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by maybejoey, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    If i breed a tophat roo with a standard chicken, a silkie or a americana? Will the outcome have headresses? Will they lay blue eggs? Would love to have one with a headress that lays blue eggs![​IMG]
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Anyone. Would love to know before i put eggs into incubator.[​IMG]
  3. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    I am no expert, but if you will search for silkie or polish crosses there are pics of those kinds of crosses.as for egg color you will probably get white eggs for a few generations, I believe.
  4. pastorwalt

    pastorwalt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2011
    You will get some sort of crest - not as full as the pure breds
    blue egg gene is dominant that's why EE's can be made by putting
    a pure bred blue egger like americana over any sort of hen
    blue + brown gets you olive or green eggs

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