another genetics question.....Columbian trait in buffs, and crossing?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by amazondoc, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    I've been playing with the Chicken Calculator --

    http://home.hetnet.nl/~h.meijers69/overzicht.htm#kipcalculator

    It appears to indicate that buff chickens are homozygous for the Columbian trait. Is this correct?

    Because of this trait, it also indicates that breeding a salmon roo with a buff hen will produce an assortment of Columbian-patterned offspring -- and likewise breeding a buff roo with a blue wheaten hen will also produce a variety of Columbian-patterned birds. Is this correct?

    If so, I'm stoked. I've got bantam araucanas in all these colors, and I'm quite fond of the buff Columbian pattern.

    Buff Columbian araucanas, anyone? [​IMG]
     
  2. yoker

    yoker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out a topic in Breeds and genetics called Help with genetics by yoker on I think the second page it talks about Buff columbiens
     
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    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    That's not really the same question I asked, but thanks for the pointer anyway!
     

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