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Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by phasianidae, Oct 3, 2011.
Is anyone breeding the chocolate gene into other breeds?
Quote:I believe "Sonoran Silkies" is working on chocolate silkies...
Chocolate or dun?
Pips&peeps is working on bantam Chocolate (not dun) Ameraucanas I believe
I don't have the breeding stock yet, but hopefully I'll start a chocolate bantam Cochin project next year. I did get permission from the other half, so there's half the battle.
I know Msbear just got a chocolate bantam Orp cockerel to work on chocolate Mille Fleur bantam Cochins.
Dun. Very few choc birds in the US. Chocolate is a variety name that can be created with either dun or choc.
I'd have 2 projects going if I could find the right bird.
We have a program to breed both chocolate and chocolate partridge bantam Wyandottes. Here's a pic I took last weekend of a pure chocolate rooster:
I have chocolate (recessive, sex linked chocolate) Serama's. Once I have enough stock to work with, I plan to work on chocolate Araucana's in bantam and later large fowl