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What will my jg rooster/light Brahma chicks look like?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by phairbirds, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. phairbirds

    phairbirds New Egg

    Nov 16, 2015
    Bartlett nh
    We are thinking about incubating some eggs in early spring and wanted to know what the chicks might grow up to look like. We have 6 jg hens 1 jg rooster. 2 light brahmas, 2 golden lace, 1 silver lace, and 3 EEs. My son wants to breed the giants for 4h. But I was thinking of raising some mixes for fun/freezer meat/eggs. Anyone have pictures of grown birds so I have an idea what to except?
  2. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Wow, it sounds like you have a wonderful variety of chickens. I just have sex links and silkies. Not much help in that department. Good luck with your endeavors though.
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Jersey Giants are extended black, which is a very strong dominant gene. Most of his chicks will be solid black. The brahma hens should pass their feathered legs to their chicks. Both rose combs (Wyandottes) and pea combs (Easter Eggers and Brahmas) are dominant over the single comb of the Giant. If your Easter Eggers have muffs, those will likely pass to their chicks as they are dominant as well.
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    It looks like junebuggena has answered your question so I'll just say hello and it's nice to have you here!
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Glad you joined us at Backyard chickens.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

  8. phairbirds

    phairbirds New Egg

    Nov 16, 2015
    Bartlett nh
    Hi we have 35 eggs in the bator due to hatch this weekend. Can't wait to see what we get. I will post pics. My niece is excited to see her peeps :) hatching is a big event for us.

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