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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Three Cedars Silkies, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. a blue bantam cochin hen to a black mottled bantam cochin roo?

  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Songster

    Jul 19, 2008
    Blues and blacks. The mottling gene is recessive so the offspring will not be mottled. If you want some blue mottled back cross a blue offspring to the mottled parent. You will have to hatch at least 10 chicks to get one.

    Last edited: Jul 31, 2008
  3. Dustin Biery

    Dustin Biery Songster

    Feb 4, 2007
    Mulberry, Arkansas
    I will never understand how Tim remembers all that he does!

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