Comb dominance question

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by butterfliesdoku, Sep 12, 2016.

  1. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Songster

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    Is the straight comb in Cream Legbars dominant? Like, if I wanted to breed a Legbar to a hen with a Rosecomb which comb type would be dominant?
     

  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Chicken tender Premium Member

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    I have found rosecombs to be dominant in all my crosses with straight combs.
     
  3. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Single comb is the most recessive comb type. Rose comb is a dominant comb type.
     
  4. butterfliesdoku

    butterfliesdoku Songster

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    Thank you both
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you Junebuggena, I would have thought straight combs would be dominant. What about walnut combs (ugh, I hate them)?
     

  6. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Walnut combs are the same, genetically, as cushion combs. It's a pea comb combined with a rose comb. Both are dominant, and fight for expression giving you that blobby thing that is neither here nor there.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you muchly. I hate the blobby combs too - [​IMG]
     
  8. BaileyMChicks

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    So would a pea comb be dominate over a single comb?
     

  9. junebuggena

    junebuggena Crowing

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    Yes.
     

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