Asian Blue recessive gene?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by 2Spooky4Me, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. 2Spooky4Me

    2Spooky4Me In the Brooder

    Jan 13, 2016
    Around 10 weeks ago I ordered 15 Black Australorps from efowl who used Hoover's Hatchery for my order. Hoover's messed up my order and gave me 16 Asian Blues. 14 of them have a black body with a golden laced chest, but 2 of them have a silver laced chest. Is this just a recessive gene?[​IMG]
  2. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

    Apr 17, 2015
    Long Beach, WA
    Asian Blues aren't a breed. They are the result of a bunch of different crosses. They don't have any 'standard' colors, they can have lots of different color/pattern genes going on. Silver is not recessive, but a dominant gene. Silver is always dominant over gold/red.

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