1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Colour genetics

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by hotmessJess, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. hotmessJess

    hotmessJess Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2015
    Western NC
    This is a question more for curiosity and because the complexity of bird genetics eludes me, but I was hoping someone could explain this gentleman's appearance to me:


    His mother is a black australorp and his father a production red. I was just very surprised by his unusual look and I'm trying to understand exactly how he happened.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by