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Would this make an EE?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chippysmom327, Sep 1, 2013.

  1. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not good at genetics. So forgive me if this is a dumb question.

    If I breed a golden sebright cockerel with a purebred black split ameraucana, would the results be EE's? They would have rose combs. Would they have green legs? The females would lay light blue eggs.

    So would that make them EE's?
     
  2. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, they would be EE's. As mixes, they may show a variety of traits.
     
  3. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the quick reply! Also could you please tell me what are the "requirements" for an EE? What exactly makes it an EE?
     
  4. bugglesmommy

    bugglesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    EE's are not a true breed, but mixed breed from the blue egg laying breeds, usually Araucana or Ameraucana mixes. Your momma being an Ameraucana is what makes your mixes easter eggers.
     
  5. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! That's exactly the answer I was looking for!
     
  6. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    They will have walnut, not rose combs as they will have one copy of pea comb from mama and one copy of rose comb from papa. Since both breeds have slate legs, the offspring will also.
     
  7. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! My sebright has blue legs though...?
     
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  9. chippysmom327

    chippysmom327 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay! Thanks! :)
     

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