Color genetics thread.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by redrooster99, Sep 26, 2014.

  1. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I would like to learn about color genetics for mostly feathers right know. If anyone would also like to ask questions come on. Maybe the genetic experts will come on here. Also remember try to limit your questions to no more than 2. And thanks in advance.

    My first question is can you make a standard size red Cochin.
     
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  2. adni02

    adni02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a very good idea. i dont know much about color genetics but love to learn about it.
     
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  3. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you I just know what I have learned from my flock and the internet.
     
  4. adni02

    adni02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ok let me ask the first question then. i have imported few chickens from Europe which will arrive on 27th of October. Shipment contains blue partridge brahma, partridge brahma and cukoo brahma. i love the color crele so i was thinking that can i make this crele color with these birds? Again i dont know much about genetics and stuff.
     
  5. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok so I know the genetics may not be the same but there is a thread that can explain how to make it with Cochins.
     
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    adni02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you link me to that thread
     
  7. Xiao Casa

    Xiao Casa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a good idea, genetics are so interesting! My question: what are some good books I should read to help me understand chicken genetics? It would need to be geared towards a beginner, all I know now is basic Mendelian genetics.
     
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  8. redrooster99

    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will try to find it.
     
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    redrooster99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    adni02 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is also good idea. Which books are good and easy to understand?
     

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