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Bow Lake fowl

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Lovely Emily, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    I've have some of these. I haven't bred them yet, though. Does anyone know anything about them?
     
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  2. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On a little Farm.
    My Bronze Cock (E/E, ap/ap, S/S)
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  4. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A Bit on the stocky side for a BLC, but looks good! I take it from the lack of spurs that he's 1 yr. old give or take a little?

    Emily
     
  5. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hhhm... the 'Genetic stock' of the Blackcoal tribe of BLF has been found recurring with Blue Skin ~ not authentic. What a dissapointment.
     
  6. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, a few of you were wondering about this. BLF have been broken into 6 genetic 'tribes', and 3 strains

    There won't be many who will understand this, but...

    {Partride Tribe}
    - Silver Partridge (S/S)
    - Gold Mantled (S/S; Ap+/ap)
    - Gray Mantled (S/S; ap/ap)

    {Bronze Tribe}
    - Bronze (E/E; Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S; ap/ap or Ap+ap)
    - Silver Bronze (E/E; Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S)
    - Black (E/E; Ml/Ml)

    {Cuckoo Tribe]
    - Silver Cuckoo (E/E; Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S; B^sd/B^sd)
    - Autumnal (E/E; Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S; B^sd/B^sd; ap/ap or Ap+/ap)
    - Cuckoo (E/E; Ml/Ml; B^sd/B^sd)

    {Crele Tribe}
    - Silver Crele (S/S; B^sd/B^sd)
    - Gold Mantled Cuckoo (S/S; Ap+/ap; B^sd/B^sd)
    - Gray Mantled Cuckoo (S/S; ap/ap; B^sd/B^sd)
    - Autumnal Partridge (Ml/Ml; S/S; ap/ap; B^sd/B^sd)

    {Blackcoal Tribe}
    - Blackcoal (Ml/Ml; S/S; ap/ap or Ap+/ap)
    - Blacksnow (Ml/Ml; S/S)
    - Quail (Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S; ap/ap or Ap+/ap)
    - Silver Quail (Ml/Ml; Co/Co; S/S)

    {Columbian/Cornelia Tribe}
    - Cornelia (Co/Co; S/S; ap/ap)
    - Columbian (Co/Co; S/S)
     
  7. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BTW, another update, about 10 specimens representing the Backcoal tribe were found without Blue Skin ~ however, most of the tribe has been 'contaminated' with that gene, almost inarguably introduced from silkies.
     
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  9. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't find many good photos of these birds anywhere. Can you post a few pics of yours?
     
  10. Lovely Emily

    Lovely Emily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep. A couple of these will be added to the wesite shortly.
    BTW, they don't breed true to color. The Genetic Tribes are for the classification of certain colors. They have a certain small roster of genes (mostly incompletely dominant), and they produce many intermediates, which can theoretically be used to breed true-breeding stock. nobody has done this yet. All tat really matters is that Type and growth rate, and traits are consistent, so they are authentic.

    [​IMG]A Cuckoo Hen


    A Gold Mantled Partridge hen
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    A Bronze Cock
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    An Autumnal hen
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