White Roo X Buff Hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by josh44, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What happens when you breed a white rooster to buff hens ???
    Don't have a buff Roo, would a white Roo work if i line breed back.to.buff hens.
    Will I hatch any buffs on the first generation cross ? OR WILL I GET A genetic mess ?

    WHITE ORP X BUFF HENS?

    WHITE LEGHORN X BUFF LEGHORN HENS ???

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  2. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    white orp x buff= recessive white crosses are difficult to determine offspring- the recessive whites do not carry a certain genotype-I do not want to even guess

    white leghorn x buff leghorn= chicks will be white and adults white

    buff leghorn x white leghorn produces a different phenotype. Female chicks will have buff faces/heads while adult females will have buff front end and white tail end. The amount of buff in the adults can very. They will not show all of the buff until they are sexually mature. Males will be white as chicks and adults.

    Tim
     

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