Barring from non-barred parents.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jferlisi, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    So im kinda wondering cause of the whole black sex-linked and all, about my chicks. The mother was a black silkie and the father was a white frizzled cochin bantam. I hatched out 3 chicks and one is black and the other two are barred.Could they be sex-linked? Im a little stumped here. Any info would be helpfull. =D[​IMG]
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

  3. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    White can and does hide anything/everything, so the barring would have come from him, and is passed on to both genders. Since all the chicks did not get barring, he must have only one copy.

    Anyways, since the barring came from papa, it is not sex-linked. The barred chicks could both be male, both be female or one of each. Likewise for hte non-barrwd one--it could be either gender.
     
  4. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    Oh ok. Thanks very much. =D
     

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