Color Genes Punnett Squares

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Guitartists, Jul 18, 2008.

  1. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Holy cow! Aren't you smart?!?! Thanks for those. What great information! [​IMG]
     
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    WOW thanks again. [​IMG]
     
  3. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
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    Don't say I'm smart just yet! LOL Let's wait until someone says "Holy Cow! You got those RIGHT!!!" [​IMG] LMAO
     
  4. Missouri chick

    Missouri chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey guitarist, this is awsome!!! I'm still new to chicken stuff--can you tell me what split is and about the lower and upper case abrevations. Thanks for all of the helpful information.
     
  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    BB = Splash
    Bb = Blue
    bb = Black
    MM = Solid
    Mm = Split
    mm = Mottled

    Split means that it looks one way but carries the gene for the other...... Looks Black but carries the Lavender gene or Looks Solid but carries the Mottled gene
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2008
  7. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Of course, once you start playing around with other colors and gene combinations, the squares get HUGE!!! If someone wants to draw up squares for more complicated combinations... I can add graphics.... but I'm not quite ready to tackle larger squares... at least not just yet [​IMG]
     
  8. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

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    That helps me alot as all those letters by themself is so confusing.Thank you...
     
  9. tadkerson

    tadkerson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, anyone know the genetics for the speckled or mille fleur gene? I would love to see you pull that one off. big_smile

    Mille fleur are wild type or brown or wheaten, sex linked gold, columbian restricted and mottled. They may carry mahogany or dark brown also.

    Tim​
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    There are parts I understand but could never put to paper.
     

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