Wyandotte Genetics!

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by HannaDolly, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. HannaDolly

    HannaDolly Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 9, 2016
    I have asked questions regarding the genetics of these birds before but i have another!

    The Genetic make ups i have found online are not very descriptive with the coloring.
    For example;

    Blue X Blue = 50%blue 25% Black 25% Splash ( so is this Blue laced Red or just blue for both Parents?

    Blue X Black = 50% Blue 50% splash ( Blue laced red or blue? Black or black laced red?)

    I am having a hard time finding Blue Laced Red chicks they are hard to come by these days.

    Any info would be great!!

    Thank You!!
  2. Wappoke

    Wappoke Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2015
    Think of it this way.

    blue laced red x blue laced red = some blue laced red, some black laced red ( golden laced), and some white laced red. The white would be a splash lace on the red feathers.

    blue laced red x golden laced = blue laced red and golden laced

    some blue laced red are actually red and not golden. I convinced a blue laced red breeder to outcross to rhode island red to introduce the mahogany gene into his line. It worked because the offspring had dark red fathers and not golden.(he provided pictures) He was working on type the last time I had contact with him. Please do not ask who he is because I can not remember.
  3. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    This is true for blue laced birds as well.

    blue laced red x blue laced red = 50% blue laced red, 25% black laced red, 25% splash laced red

    Blue x black can only result in blue or black offspring. Splash is not possible.

    blue laced red x black laced red = 50% blue laced red, 50% black laced red

    Now if you breed a splash laced red to a black laced red all offspring will be blue laced red.
  4. jjantzen

    jjantzen New Egg

    Apr 15, 2016

    "Splash laced red". I searched and searched and came up with nothing. I am trying to understand all this as well. Where can I look
    To see a splashed laced red? Or is it any color splash laced red? Thank you!
  5. waddles99

    waddles99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 22, 2013
  6. ewokeater86

    ewokeater86 New Egg

    Jun 16, 2016

    This is my splash laced red, just to give you an idea. No idea if she's high quality or not but she's supposedly Foley line.

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