Bantam Columbian Wyandottes - Barred Gene?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by doubleatraining, Mar 27, 2012.

  1. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm the first to admit that when it comes to genetics I'm not sure on a LOT of things. LOL I know the Delaware carries the barred gene. Does that mean my Columbian Wyandottes do too?

    HELP!
     
  2. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In all the years we've been breeding the Columbian (bantam) dottes. Can say I've ever seen any barred gene's pop out. So I would say no not there. but if you crossed it with a barred carrying bird you could introduce it. Would be different looking, I would think.
     
  3. doubleatraining

    doubleatraining Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I was looking to see if I could use them to make sex-links. Guess I'll find another bird.
     

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