Wyandottes Genetics!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by HannaDolly, Feb 9, 2016.

  1. HannaDolly

    HannaDolly Out Of The Brooder

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    Need some help with this all the information ive found is only for breeding certain colors to others.

    With a BLR Rooster I will be Breeding the following Colors and id really like to know the % of Offspring Coloring.
    Ive looked and looked for more answers but i cant seem to find any % with a BLR Rooster.

    BLR Roo X BLR Hen
    BLR Roo X Silver Hen
    BLR Roo X GLR Hen
    BLR Roo X Blue Hen

    Now I would Assume Black and Blue is a 50 / 50 for both the Blue and BLR Hens with a potential to have Splash in the mix as well with the Offspring.

    Any Insight would be nice!

    Im exploring my options on the best color Rooster To get this year!

    Thanks!
     
  2. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you mean black laced red or blue laced red? And the silver hen, do you mean silver laced?
     
  3. HannaDolly

    HannaDolly Out Of The Brooder

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    I mean Blue Laced Red.
    And yes I do Mean Gold Laced. Typing quick i did not think to recheck my post!

    Also Silver Laced, Yes!

    Thank You!
     
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  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Your going to have to clear some things up first. lol

    Is "BLR" Blue laced Red or Black laced Red?
    Silver, Do you mean Silver Laced or Silver Penciled? I have yet seen a "Silver" Wyandotte
    GLR, Do you mean a Gold Laced? Because there is no such thing as a Gold laced Red.

    Where did you get the birds from?
     
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  5. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Breeding Blue Laced Red over a
    Blue Laced Red Hen - 50% Blue Laced Red, 25% Black Laced Red and 25% Splash
    Silver Laced Hen - 25% Blue Laced Red (females), 25% Black Laced Red (females), 25% Blue Lace Golden (males), 25% Black Laced Golden (males)
    Gold Laced Hen - 50% Blue Laced Red/Gold, 50% Black Laced Red/Gold
    Blue Hen - 50% Blue Laced Red, 25% Black, 25% Splash

    Note ---
    These percentages are rough percentages, depending on your birds your numbers could be different some. (hatchery birds will differ greatly)
    Also note is the Gold Lace breeding I stated, "Blue Laced Red/Gold", that's because the Gold color of the Gold Laced will dilute the Mahogany Red color of the Blue Laced Red.
     
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  6. HannaDolly

    HannaDolly Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks!
    Any and all information is welcomed. I'm new to the genetics of these birds. I never put alot of thought into it much before!
     
  7. keesmom

    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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    Chris09 has given you the possible color breakdowns using those pairings. Which you decide to do will depend on what your goals are.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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