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Barred and buff genetics

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jarcoo0153, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. jarcoo0153

    jarcoo0153 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 13, 2010
    Levelland, Texas
    Today, I put a Barred Rock rooster in with my Buff Naked Neck. I know that if I hatch chicks, they will be Naked Necks,( Mother is homozygous NN) but what feather patterens will I get. Earlier this year, I bred her with my RIR, and got Red Naked Necks. I am so happy with what they turned out to look like so far. So, will I end up with barred NN, and Is the Buff gene recessive?

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