Chocolate Silver Orpington Bantam

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The Chocolate Silver Orpington bantam was created here at KeithsOrps and has been a passion of mine now for many years.

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This breeding group creates a varied assortment of some truly stunning birds.

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The Chocolate Gene

Chocolate is a sex linked recessive gene.

So a cockerel needs two copies of the gene to be chocolate but the hen only needs one. 

Chocolate x Chocolate = 100% Chocolate

Black split Chocolate cockeral x Black hen = 25% Black split cockerals/ 25% Black cockerals/ 25% Black hens/ 25% Chocolate hens

Chocolate cockeral x Black hen = 50% Black split cockerals / 50% Chocolate hens 

Black cockeral x Chocolate hen = 50% Black split cockerals/ 50% Black hens

Black split Chocolate cockeral x Chocolate hen =25% Black split Chocolate cockerals/ 25% Chocolate cockerals/ 25% Black hens/ 25% Chocolate hens

PLEASE NOTE THE CHOCOLATE SILVER IS NOT AVAILABLE DURING 2015

For more information on availability or to arrange a visit to view all the different

birds at KeithsOrps please

call 07778334817 ( 8am to 5pm ) or email at keiths.orps@mail.com