A question on mottling

saladin

Songster
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Mar 30, 2009
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At least 50% should be. You'll find that genetics are not as clearcut as some make it seem. There are varying degrees at which the mottling will show. On some it might be three or four feathers tipped in white; on others it will be such that you'll never know one or the parents was black.
 

Georgia Boy 1970

Songster
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Feb 3, 2010
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Northeast Ga. Banks County
Thanks
I have a frizzle polish rooster that is 1/2 tolblunt 1/2 golden laced. I got him to go with my polish hens for a mixed color polish flock. I thought about putting him with a spangled/mottled game hen to see how many mottled chicks I get.
 

RAREROO

Crowing
10 Years
Jul 22, 2009
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X2. Yep I've had a few het. Mottled birds to carry light breast mottling for several months.

But of the cross in your question, you would get half carrying one copy and may show some mottling, and the other half will be pure mottled and should show it well and retain it permenantly.
 

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