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Asian Blue recessive gene?

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

  1. 2Spooky4Me

    2Spooky4Me Out Of The Brooder

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    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 Overrun With Chickens

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    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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