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What would the colored chiks be

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Poultrybonkers, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you take a buff orp roo to a lav orp hen?
     
  2. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    i'm think you may have black chicks with leakage that are split for lavender but i'm not sure...so dont take my word on it lol
     
  3. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    the Chicks could be Black or dark brown if the Buff orps carry the powerful columbian restrictor Db(dark brown) in them, this gene turns black chick down into a dark brown tone, hence the name. if the buff orps lack this gene then the chicks will be black
     
  4. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where would the black come from?
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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  6. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It should be interesting to see what comes out.
     

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